WARNING Seattle traffic this weekend!
It is Seafair weekend/Fleet week with the US Navy Blue Angels performing over Lake Washington on Saturday & Sunday with practice sessions Thursday and Friday.
Interstate 90 will be closed from the I-5 interchange to Mercer Island at the following times:
Thursday, July 30: 9:45 a.m. - noon; 1:15 - 2:40 p.m. (practice)
Friday, July 31: 11:50 a.m. - 2:40 p.m. (practice)
Saturday, Aug. 1: 11:50 a.m. - 2:40 p.m. (Seafair Air Show)
Sunday, Aug. 2: 11:50 a.m. - 2:40 p.m. (Seafair Air Show)
This will result in several mile long back ups in both directions of I-5 and Westbound I-90.
If you are traveling through the area this weekend, use I-405 through Bellevue. It will be congested, but will move faster than 5. You can also interchange with I-90 eastbound from this route.
If you are in the area for Seafair, temperatures are expected to be low 80's to 90s with clear skies and the Blues promise a GREAT show!