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Labor Day 2012 weather and travel

Campers at Dash Point State Park in Federal Way. - Mirror file photo
Campers at Dash Point State Park in Federal Way.
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Weather forecast

Friday: high of 69 degrees, partly cloudy. Saturday: high of 72 degrees. Sunday: high of 72 degrees. Monday: high of 74 degrees. Accuweather.com says to expect times of clouds and sun all weekend, with sunshine on Labor Day.

Safety first

Law enforcement will canvass bars in South King County, including Federal Way, and step up DUI patrols this weekend. This effort coincides with the Drive Hammered, Get Nailed program.

Travelers

AAA predicts the highest Labor Day holiday weekend travel volume since 2008. AAA expects 33 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday weekend. The total number of 2012 Labor Day holiday travelers is expected to reach a new post-recession high. The Labor Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, Aug. 30, to Monday, Sept. 3.

Stuff to do

See our online calendar at www.federalwaymirror.com/calendar.

 

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