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  • Cherry blossoms hit peak bloom ahead of parade, festival

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington’s famous cherry blossoms have hit peak bloom ahead of this weekend’s National Cherry Blossom Festival. The National Park Service says the trees reached peak bloom Friday afternoon, a day ahead of…

  • Tips for cherry blossom fun during peak bloom

    WASHINGTON — The cherry blossoms are revealing their beauty, and after a long, cold winter, they are a welcome sight. The cherry blossoms are expected to be in peak bloom Saturday through Tuesday — just…

  • Sunshine, clear skies expected this weekend following roller coaster week

    WASHINGTON — What a roller coaster of a week! I think we can all agree that we have had enough dreary days and are ready for some sunshine. We started with temperatures in the 70s…

  • Cherry Blossom Cam is up and running

    WASHINGTON — If you can’t get to D.C. to see the cherry blossoms, or you can’t face the crowds and traffic around the Tidal Bain, you can check it out on your computer. EarthCam and…

  • 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…

  • Cherry blossom peak bloom dates announced

    WASHINGTON — The National Park Service predicts the cherry blossoms’ peak bloom dates to be April 11- 14 this year. The park service announced the prediction during a news conference Tuesday morning. Mike Litterst, NPS spokesman…