2014 Cherry Blossom Watch

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: November 2, 2014

Wondering what the cherry trees look like in the fall? Here are some photos. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 15, 2014

The cherry blossoms are mostly done now. Most trees have dropped all or nearly all of their petals and are… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 13, 2014

It's another beautiful spring morning, and the cherry blossoms are still in full bloom. There are more petals on the… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 12, 2014

Spring turned the volume up to 11 today. Clear, sunny, and warm. And the cherry blossoms are putting on quite… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 11, 2014

The cherry blossoms are looking glorious. They're in full bloom, and it'll be prime viewing over the weekend. On some… Read More

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NPS Calls Peak Bloom as April 10

The National Park Service this morning judged that 70 percent of the cherry blossoms were open today, making this year's… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 9, 2014

It's a sparkling spring morning down at the Tidal Basin. There's a bit of a chill in the air and… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 7, 2014

The National Park Service has decided that as of today 70 percent of the blossoms have reached the "puffy white"… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 4, 2014

A small number of trees are just starting to pop. Most of the trees haven't started yet, but things will… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 2, 2014

We have some movement. And after a surprise winter blast of slushy snow this past weekend, we might finally be… Read More

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2014 Peak Bloom Forecasts

The latest information and forecasts on when Washington DC's cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom in… Read More

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Washington Post Capital Weather Gang Revise Peak Bloom Forecast

Because March shaped up to be colder than expected, the Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang have pushed back their peak… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 26, 2014

After yet another round of cold, wintry, and snowy weather, the cherry blossoms--along with all the other flowering trees and… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 19, 2014

We have the first signs of green tips coming through as the buds get more pronounced. From a distance, there's… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 13, 2014

A few days of spring and now back to winter. Strong (and cold) winds have knocked down a large branch… Read More

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Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang Issue Peak Bloom Forecast

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang have issued their first cherry blossom peak bloom forecast for the season: "most likely… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 5, 2014

The National Park Service has issued its first peak bloom forecast for the season, but there's still plenty of snow… Read More

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NPS Issues First Prediction for 2014 Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom

The National Park Service has this morning issued the season's first prediction for when the cherry blossoms around the Tidal… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 26, 2014

After a warm weekend, winter is back. The trees look beautiful covered in snow, but the buds still have a… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 20, 2014

Cold weather is keeping the cherry blossom buds safely tucked away, and the long period of colder-than-average temperatures suggests the… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 8, 2014

It's still cold. There's still a layer of ice covering much of the Tidal Basin. And the weather forecast for… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 29, 2014

It's cold. Local temperatures have been consistently dipping down to the low teens or single digits at night, and days… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 19, 2014

Welcome to the first Cherry Blossom Watch update for 2014. Here are some new shots of how the trees look… Read More

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