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You know it's over 80 degrees in Seattle when...

You know it's over 80 degrees in Seattle when...
A large crowd gathers at the entrance way to Federal Way's Wild Waves park on July 20, 2009.

A sunny, 85 degree Monday in the summer. What to do? Apparently for hundreds (thousands?), go to the water park.  After hearing about monster traffic backups on Highway 18 near the Wild Waves park in Federal Way, we sent Air4 over to take a peek and found an incredible crowd trying to get into the park.

We're not sure if there was a special event there besides their usual Monday promotion where active duty miiltary personnel get in free,  but traffic was backed up for miles to get into the park, and lines to get in the park streched well into the parking lot.

It is one sure way to beat the heat!


 

The backup extended all the back onto Highway 18: