• NPS: Cold weather won’t wilt cherry blossoms’ peak bloom date

    WASHINGTON — It’s unseasonably cold and areas to the north and west of D.C. could get snow Friday — the first day of spring. But the cold snap isn’t changing the predicted peak bloom date for…

  • Cold weather could delay blooming of cherry blossoms

    WASHINGTON — The frigid weather that has lingered in the D.C. area this season could impact D.C.’s famous cherry blossom trees. According to the National Park Service, peak bloom typically occurs around April 4, but…

  • Sudden freeze may pose threat for early flowers

    You\’re going to need your winter coat Tuesday morning. Areas to the north and west of D.C. are under a freeze watch. Temperatures could dip into the 20s.