LIVE BLOG: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Western Washington

EVERETT -- Tuesday marked a big day for Western Washington as the President of China, Xi Jinping, arrived in the area to begin a three-day stay.

Jinping's arrival is slated to cause plenty of traffic back-ups, as routes are closed to accommodate the head-of-state. Stay up to date with the latest road closures, back-ups and updates with our live blog below.