2015 Cherry Blossom Watch

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: September 18, 2015

If you're curious about how the cherry trees around the Tidal Basin look in the summer, here are some photos… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 20, 2015

The cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin have come and gone for the year and are now getting replaced on… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 16, 2015

The cherry blossoms are well past their prime now and on their way out, but as of this morning there… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 14, 2015

The cherry blossoms are losing their petals quickly now, and today's rain will help speed the process along. Read More

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About the Kwanzan Cherry Blossoms

The Kwanzan cherry blossoms are particularly pretty and tend to come out 10-14 days after the Yoshinos. So if you… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 13, 2015

The Yoshinos are becoming more pink, and green leaves are sprouting on more trees. Today's wind and tomorrow's rain are… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 12, 2015

Spring is most definitely here today, and the cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin are looking stunning. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 11, 2015

The cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin are in their absolute prime right now, and it's shaping up to be… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 10, 2015

The cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin are still looking wonderful and are in full bloom, laying the foundation of… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 9, 2015

The cherry blossoms are now in full bloom and putting on a wonderful show. Too bad the weather isn't playing… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 8, 2015

The cherry blossoms have started to bloom and are looking wonderful. But the weather is much less impressive. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 6, 2015

There's been quite a bit of progress since the last update, with the warmer temperatures moving the process along nicely. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: April 2, 2015

There have been some definite signs of progress over the past few days, but still no flowers. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 30, 2015

There's a little progress with the cherry blossoms, but they still have some work to do. And as we head… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 24, 2015

There's noticeable progress in the cherry blossom buds, but the trees still have a way to go before flowering. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 19, 2015

Wintry mix and even snow are forecast overnight, but it won't trouble the trees or change the existing peak bloom… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 12, 2015

It's a beautiful spring day down at the Tidal Basin. And the Washington Post Capital Weather Gang has issued their… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 9, 2015

We're finally getting a brief taste of spring. But the cherry blossoms have some catching up to do. Read More

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NPS Issues First Peak Bloom Forecast for 2015

The National Park Service have issued their first cherry blossom peak bloom forecast for 2015. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 3, 2015

We're expecting the National Park Service to issue their first peak bloom forecast later today. In the meantime, here are… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 27, 2015

It has been a cold February, which will slow the cherry blossoms down. But if March is warm it could… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 22, 2015

We have a few inches of slushy, wet, and very slippery snow around the cherry blossoms this morning. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 18, 2015

Like much of the northeast, DC is getting a good dose of winter this past week with snow and bitterly… Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 11, 2015

It's a beautiful, crisp winter's morning, and the cherry blossom buds are still doing their thing. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 27, 2015

There's a light layer of slushy snow around the Tidal Basin, and the area is mostly deserted. Read More

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Cherry Blossom Watch Update: January 25, 2015

It's definitely winter. The Tidal Basin is partly frozen over. Snow is on the way. And the cherry blossoms are… Read More

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2015 Cherry Blossom 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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