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D.C. Aquarium Open Later for Cherry Blossom Festival

The National Aquarium in Washington is holding extended hours during the National Cherry Blossom Festival.


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Cherry Blossoms to Thank for No Weekend Track Work

There’s no work taking place on the Metro system this weekend.


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Peak Bloom Dates for Cherry Blossoms Pushed Back

The peak bloom dates for the cherry blossoms have been pushed back due to cold weather, officials said.


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Peak Bloom Dates For Cherry Trees Announced, Metro Says Work Will Be Paused

Officials in Washington are going to be predicting this year’s peak bloom dates for the city’s famed cherry trees.


Cherry blossom trees on the Tidal Basin in February 2013. (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Longtime Cherry Blossom Predictor Retires

The Cherry Blossom Festival is less than a month away but if you’re wondering when the trees will reach peak bloom you’ll have to ask a different guy this year.


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Cherry Blossoms Expected To Peak Tuesday

While the peak was previously predicted to be somewhere between March 24th -31st, WNEW Reporter George Mesthos says the peak bloom for the Cherry Blossoms is now expected on Tuesday, March 20th.


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Weird Weather: Heat In D.C., Tornadoes And A Heck Of A Lot Of Snow Elsewhere

America’s weather is stuck on extreme. Area residents are experiencing an early spring, but other parts of the country are getting a ton of snow and tornadoes.


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100th Cherry Blossom Festival Just Around The Corner, Blossoms Starting To Bloom

Washington is getting ready to celebrate 100 years with its famous cherry blossom trees, and peak bloom season is just around the corner. The Cherry Blossom Festival will be an expanded 5-week ceremony in 2012.