cherry blossoms

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.


Credit: George Mesthos, WNEW Reporter

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.


credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

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.


Credit: WNEW reporter Kimberly Suiters

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.




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