Seattle received an unexpected burst of good weather this morning, with clear blue skies and temperatures already in the high 60s (expected to reach the 80s later today). While the Emerald City is still the Arctic compared to what we’re reading about in AP reports coming out of the south, locals to the Pacific Northwest are already outdoors, taking advantage of what may be among the last days of summer.

Meanwhile, in the rest of the LexBlogosphere: