Photos: D.C.’s Cherry Blossoms 2016

Helicopter crews from the Coast Guard’s National Capitol Region Air Defense Facility flew Monday, March 28, 2016. The crews fly around the capitol during trainings, familiarization flights, and responses. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin
Helicopter crews from the Coast Guard’s National Capitol Region Air Defense Facility flew Monday, March 28, 2016. The crews fly around the capitol during trainings, familiarization flights, and responses. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin) (U.S. Coast Guard District 5 PADE/Petty Officer 2nd Class David Ma)
Helicopter crews from the Coast Guard’s National Capitol Region Air Defense Facility flew Monday, March 28, 2016. The crews fly around the capitol during trainings, familiarization flights, and responses. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin
Helicopter crews from the Coast Guard’s National Capitol Region Air Defense Facility flew Monday, March 28, 2016. The crews fly around the capitol during trainings, familiarization flights, and responses. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin) (U.S. Coast Guard District 5 PADE/Petty Officer 2nd Class David Ma)
Sunrise over Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin. (Sent via WTOP app by WTOP user)
Sunrise over Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin. (Sent via WTOP app by WTOP user) (Sent via WTOP app by WTOP user)
The cherry blossoms at sunrise. (Joy Waltzer Price)
The cherry blossoms at sunrise. (Joy Waltzer Price) (Joy Waltzer Price)
WTOP/Rahul Bali
WTOP/Rahul Bali
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Photo by Gary Hammack, White Plains, MD
March 24: Thursday evening run after work. (Christian Arriola)
March 24: Thursday evening run after work. ((Christian Arriola))
Brazilian visitor 'Andrea' shows off her Cherry Blossom tattoo (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Brazilian visitor ‘Andrea’ shows off her Cherry Blossom tattoo (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Photo sent in via Twitter by Lisa Lee
Photo sent in via Twitter by Lisa Lee
"Bird watching" via Twitter @Miss_Placed_
“Bird watching” on March 26 via Twitter @Miss_Placed_
"Here's our evening view" via Twitter @ShopEatTweet
“Here’s our evening view” via Twitter @ShopEatTweet
Photo taken on Friday March 25, 2016 (Kellie Edwards)
Photo taken on Friday March 25, 2016 (Kellie Edwards)
Todd Taylor via Twitter
Todd Taylor via Twitter (Todd Taylor via Twitter)
"A beautiful time of year" (Emily Rieger via Twitter)
“A beautiful time of year” (Emily Rieger via Twitter) ("A beautiful time of year" (Emily Rieger via Twitter)
The blooming cherry trees reach over Elmwood Road in Kenwood on Friday afternoon. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The blooming cherry trees reach over Elmwood Road in Kenwood on Friday afternoon. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The Yoshino Cherry lined median strip of Brookside Drive is a must-see when the trees are in peak bloom. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The Yoshino Cherry lined median strip of Brookside Drive is a must-see when the trees are in peak bloom. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Dorset Avenue can be crowded as locals flock to see Kenwood’s cherry trees each year. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
"Two Washingtonians just enjoying the Cherry blossoms." (@ProYogaUSA via Twitter)
“Two Washingtonians just enjoying the cherry blossoms.” (@ProYogaUSA via Twitter) (@ProYogaUSA via Twitter)
The view from the Tidal Basin shortly before 10 a.m. March 25, 2016. (WTOP/Rahul Bali)
The view from the Tidal Basin shortly before 10 a.m. March 25, 2016. (WTOP/Rahul Bali) (WTOP/Rahul Bali)
"Secret place for locals only! Wink, wink!" (Andrea Matney)
“Secret place for locals only! Wink, wink!” (Andrea Matney) (Andrea Matney)
(Carrie A. via Twitter)
(Carrie A. via Twitter) (Carrie A. via Twitter)
The Washington Monument behind the blossoms. (Cathie Schumaker)
The Washington Monument behind the blossoms. (Cathie Schumaker) (Cathie Schumaker)
(Colleen Wilkins)
(Colleen Wilkins) (Colleen Wilkins)
The view on the night of March 24, 2016. (Mary Olien)
The view on the night of March 24, 2016. (Mary Olien) (Mary Olien)
The view on the night of March 24, 2016. (Mary Olien)
The view on the night of March 24, 2016. (Mary Olien) (Mary Olien)
(Courtesy Majmoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles) (Courtesy MaJMoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles) (Courtesy Majmoles)
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(Courtesy Majmoles) (Courtesy Majmoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles) (Courtesy Majmoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles) (Courtesy Majmoles)
Budding trees along the Tidal Basin on March 22, 2016. (Courtesy Alcbb)
Budding trees along the Tidal Basin on March 22, 2016. (Courtesy Alcbb) (Courtesy Alcbb)
Karin Lynn submitted this photo of the Tidal Basin on March 24, 2016. (Courtesy Karin Lynn)
Karin Lynn submitted this photo of the Tidal Basin on March 24, 2016. (Courtesy Karin Lynn) (Courtesy Karin Lynn)
Outside the Glass Enclosed Nerve Center in the McLean Gardens neighborhood! So beautiful! (Courtesy Elly Rowe)
Outside the Glass Enclosed Nerve Center in the McLean Gardens neighborhood! So beautiful! (Courtesy Elly Rowe) (Courtesy Elly Rowe)
The cherry blossoms are seen near the Martin Luther King Memorial on the morning of March 24, 2016. (Chris Pybing)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 24, 2016. (Chris Pybing) (Courtesy Chris Pybing)
The cherry blossoms near the Martin Luther King Memorial on the morning of March 24, 2016. (Chris Pybing)
The cherry blossoms near the Martin Luther King Memorial on the morning of March 24, 2016. (Chris Pybing) (Chris Pybing)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (Submitted by WTOP user Debra)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (Submitted by WTOP user Debra) (Submitted by WTOP user Debra)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (Mariarita Berman)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (Mariarita Berman) (Mariarita Berman)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (Mariarita Berman)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (Mariarita Berman) (Mariarita Berman)
Visitors from St. Louis, Missouri enjoy the cherry blossoms. (Thomas Farnam)
The sun rises and the cherry blossoms bloom near the Tidal Basin on March 23, 2016. (Theresa Rasmussen).
Not quite peak at sunrise the morning of March 23, 2016, but still a beautiful sight. (Theresa Rasmussen)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The Jefferson Memorial can be seen through the cherry blossom trees on March 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Visitors explore the cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The Washington Monument can be seen through the cherry blossom trees that are blooming on March 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The Washington Monument can be seen through the cherry blossom trees that are blooming on March 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
FILE -- The cherry blossoms and a glimpse of the Washington Monument on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart, File)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart, File)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
A visitor takes pictures of the cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
A visitor takes pictures of the cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Visitors take pictures of the cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Visitors take pictures of the cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart) (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Cherry blossom trees on March 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Cherry blossom trees on March 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli) (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Cherry blossom trees on March 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Cherry blossom trees on March 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli) (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Cherry blossom trees on March 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Cherry blossom trees on March 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli) (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Some of the cherry blossom trees by the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial have begun to bloom by the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Some of the cherry blossom trees by the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial have begun to bloom by the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
Two women are silhouetted by the Potomac River as they walk past cherry blossom trees that are not quite in bloom near the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The cherry blossom trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Two women are silhouetted by the Potomac River as they walk past cherry blossom trees that are not quite in bloom near the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The cherry blossom trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
Cherry blossom trees are beginning to bloom along the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Cherry blossom trees are beginning to bloom along the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
With the Jefferson Memorial in the background, bundled up families walk past cherry blossom trees along the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
With the Jefferson Memorial in the background, bundled up families walk past cherry blossom trees along the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
A tourist takes a picture of a blooming Magnolia tree on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on March 18, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A tourist takes a picture of a blooming Magnolia tree on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on March 18, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Mark Wilson)
People take pictures with Magnolia trees that are blooming near the Jefferson Memorial on March 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
People take pictures with Magnolia trees that are blooming near the Jefferson Memorial on March 18, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Mark Wilson)
The Washington Monument can be seen through Magnolia trees that are blooming near the Jefferson Memorial on March 18, 2016 in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
The Washington Monument can be seen through Magnolia trees that are blooming near the Jefferson Memorial on March 18, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Mark Wilson)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 11:
Cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin, April 11, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin, April 11, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Drew Angerer)
Fully opened cherry blossoms are seen along the Tidal Basin, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Fully-opened cherry blossoms are seen along the Tidal Basin, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP/Carolyn Kaster)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 09:  Cherry blossoms bloom outside of Nationals Park before a baseball against between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on April 9, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
Cherry blossoms bloom outside of Nationals Park before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on April 9, 2015, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Mitchell Layton)
Cherry Blossoms are in bloom around the Tidal Basin across from the Washington Monument in Washington, Thursday, April 9, 2015. Washington's famous cherry blossoms are set to hit peak bloom this weekend as the National Cherry Blossom Festival draws big crowds for its annual parade and Japanese street festival. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Cherry Blossoms are in bloom around the Tidal Basin across from the Washington Monument in Washington, Thursday, April 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
With the Washington Monument in the background, left, Rebekah Murray of Leesburg, Va., right, photographs Luke and Carolyn Woods of Silver Spring, Md., among the cherry blossoms trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington, Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Luke and Carolyn were married 4 years ago and are retaking their wedding photos. Officials are calling for a peak bloom period from April 11-14th. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
With the Washington Monument in the background, left, Rebekah Murray of Leesburg, Va., right, photographs Luke and Carolyn Woods of Silver Spring, Md., among the cherry blossom trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington, Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Luke and Carolyn were married 4 years ago and are retaking their wedding photos. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Erin Leigh of Washington, D.C., center, and Diane Rusch, left, and B.K., right, both visiting from Pittsburgh, Pa. walks past cherry blossoms trees in Washington, Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Officials are calling for a peak bloom period from April 11-14th. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Erin Leigh of Washington, D.C., center, and Diane Rusch, left, and B.K., right, both visiting from Pittsburgh, Pa. walks past cherry blossoms trees in Washington, Tuesday, April 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
A huge cherry blossom balloon is pulled down Constitution Avenue during the Parade of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Washington. In the background at right is the Washington Monument.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
A huge cherry blossom balloon is pulled down Constitution Avenue during the Parade of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP/Carolyn Kaster)
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The sun filters through a cherry blossom tree on the Tidal Basin, looking toward the Jefferson Memorial in 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 08:  Cherry blossoms bloom on the edge of the Tidal Basin after a colder than normal March and chilly April delayed the beginning of the cherry blossom season in the nation's capital April 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. Peak bloom was originally predicted between March 26 and March 30th, with the revised prediction moving to April 6-10.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Cherry blossoms bloom on the edge of the Tidal Basin after a colder than normal March and chilly April delayed the beginning of the cherry blossom season in the nation’s capital April 8, 2013, in Washington, DC. Peak bloom was originally predicted between March 26 and March 30, with the revised prediction moving to April 6-10. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 7: People cruise on paddle boats around the Tidal Basin where cherry trees are just beginning to bloom on April 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. The blossoms are late this year, a result of a cooler than average spring. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
People cruise on paddle boats around the Tidal Basin where cherry trees are just beginning to bloom on April 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. The blossoms were late that year, a result of a cooler than average spring. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Brendan Hoffman)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 03:  Cherry blossoms slowly start to open around the Tidal Basin as a colder-than-normal March and chilly April has delayed the beginning of the cherry blossom season in the nation's capital April 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Peak bloom was originally predicted between March 26 and March 30, with the revised prediction moving to April 6-10.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Cherry blossoms slowly start to open around the Tidal Basin as a colder-than-normal March and chilly April delayed the beginning of the cherry blossom season in the nation’s capital April 3, 2013, in Washington, DC. Peak bloom was originally predicted between March 26 and March 30, with the revised prediction moving to April 6-10. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 19:  A cherry tree is in full bloom in front of the U.S. Capitol on March 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. Unseasonably warm weather has caused Washington's spring flowers and the famous cherry blossoms to bloom early.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
A cherry tree is in full bloom in front of the U.S. Capitol on March 19, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Mark Wilson)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 19:  Kitty Stoner of Annapolis, Maryland, sits against a tree in the warm weather as cherry trees blossom near the Tidal Basin March 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. This year marks the one hundredth anniversary of the cherry trees, which were originally a gift from Japan and werer planted on the National Mall.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Kitty Stoner of Annapolis, Maryland, sits against a tree in the warm weather as cherry trees blossom near the Tidal Basin March 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. 2012 marked the 100th anniversary of the cherry trees, which were originally a gift from Japan and were planted on the National Mall. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Alex Wong)
Blossoming Cherry trees frame the Jefferson Memorial in this Associated Press file photo. Peak bloom — the optimal period to see the the trees — is when 70 percent or more of the cherry blossoms are open.  (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
Blossoming cherry blossom trees frame the Jefferson Memorial in Washington. Residents and tourists have a former first lady to thank for this beautiful addition to the nation’s capital. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/RON EDMONDS)
WASHINGTON - MARCH 31: People in a paddle boats pass by Cherry Blossom trees in the Tidal Basin March 31, 2006 in Washington, DC. The Cherry Blossoms are in full bloom and thousands of tourist are expected to visit the Tidal Basin this weekend.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
People in paddle boats pass by cherry blossom trees in the Tidal Basin March 31, 2006 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Mark Wilson)
WASHINGTON - APRIL 5: Rosario Ponte, of Alexandria, Virginia photographs the cherry tree blossoms that circle the Tidal Basin as the trees began to bloom April 5, 2005 in Washington. The National Cherry Blossom Festival -- a celebration to commemorate the 1912 gift of 3,000 Yoshino cherry trees from Japan -- will run until April 10. Originally from Venezuela, Ponte has been photographing the annual bloom for the past 30 years. She said it is her dream to be good enough to shoot photos for the National Geographic magazine. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Rosario Ponte, of Alexandria, Virginia, photographs the cherry tree blossoms that circle the Tidal Basin as the trees began to bloom April 5, 2005 in Washington. Ponte has been photographing the annual blooms for the past 30 years. She said it is her dream to be good enough to shoot photos for National Geographic magazine. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla)
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Helicopter crews from the Coast Guard’s National Capitol Region Air Defense Facility flew Monday, March 28, 2016. The crews fly around the capitol during trainings, familiarization flights, and responses. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin
Helicopter crews from the Coast Guard’s National Capitol Region Air Defense Facility flew Monday, March 28, 2016. The crews fly around the capitol during trainings, familiarization flights, and responses. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin
Sunrise over Cherry Blossoms at the Tidal Basin. (Sent via WTOP app by WTOP user)
The cherry blossoms at sunrise. (Joy Waltzer Price)
WTOP/Rahul Bali
From 'Eaglem60'
March 24: Thursday evening run after work. (Christian Arriola)
Brazilian visitor 'Andrea' shows off her Cherry Blossom tattoo (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Photo sent in via Twitter by Lisa Lee
"Bird watching" via Twitter @Miss_Placed_
"Here's our evening view" via Twitter @ShopEatTweet
Photo taken on Friday March 25, 2016 (Kellie Edwards)
Todd Taylor via Twitter
"A beautiful time of year" (Emily Rieger via Twitter)
The blooming cherry trees reach over Elmwood Road in Kenwood on Friday afternoon. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The Yoshino Cherry lined median strip of Brookside Drive is a must-see when the trees are in peak bloom. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
"Two Washingtonians just enjoying the Cherry blossoms." (@ProYogaUSA via Twitter)
The view from the Tidal Basin shortly before 10 a.m. March 25, 2016. (WTOP/Rahul Bali)
"Secret place for locals only! Wink, wink!" (Andrea Matney)
(Carrie A. via Twitter)
The Washington Monument behind the blossoms. (Cathie Schumaker)
(Colleen Wilkins)
The view on the night of March 24, 2016. (Mary Olien)
The view on the night of March 24, 2016. (Mary Olien)
(Courtesy Majmoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles)
(Courtesy Majmoles)
Budding trees along the Tidal Basin on March 22, 2016. (Courtesy Alcbb)
Karin Lynn submitted this photo of the Tidal Basin on March 24, 2016. (Courtesy Karin Lynn)
Outside the Glass Enclosed Nerve Center in the McLean Gardens neighborhood! So beautiful! (Courtesy Elly Rowe)
The cherry blossoms are seen near the Martin Luther King Memorial on the morning of March 24, 2016. (Chris Pybing)
The cherry blossoms near the Martin Luther King Memorial on the morning of March 24, 2016. (Chris Pybing)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (Submitted by WTOP user Debra)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (Mariarita Berman)
The cherry blossoms on March 23, 2016. (Mariarita Berman)
The Washington Monument can be seen through the cherry blossom trees that are blooming on March 23, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
FILE -- The cherry blossoms and a glimpse of the Washington Monument on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart, File)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
A visitor takes pictures of the cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
The cherry blossoms on the morning of March 23, 2016. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Cherry blossom trees on March 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Cherry blossom trees on March 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Cherry blossom trees on March 22, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Some of the cherry blossom trees by the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial have begun to bloom by the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Two women are silhouetted by the Potomac River as they walk past cherry blossom trees that are not quite in bloom near the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The cherry blossom trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Cherry blossom trees are beginning to bloom along the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
With the Jefferson Memorial in the background, bundled up families walk past cherry blossom trees along the tidal basin in Washington, Monday, March 21, 2016. The trees are expected to hit peak bloom later this week, despite current cold temperatures, according to the National Park Service. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
A tourist takes a picture of a blooming Magnolia tree on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol on March 18, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
People take pictures with Magnolia trees that are blooming near the Jefferson Memorial on March 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
The Washington Monument can be seen through Magnolia trees that are blooming near the Jefferson Memorial on March 18, 2016 in Washington, D.C.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 11:
Cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin, April 11, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Fully opened cherry blossoms are seen along the Tidal Basin, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 09:  Cherry blossoms bloom outside of Nationals Park before a baseball against between the Washington Nationals and the New York Mets on April 9, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
Cherry Blossoms are in bloom around the Tidal Basin across from the Washington Monument in Washington, Thursday, April 9, 2015. Washington's famous cherry blossoms are set to hit peak bloom this weekend as the National Cherry Blossom Festival draws big crowds for its annual parade and Japanese street festival. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
With the Washington Monument in the background, left, Rebekah Murray of Leesburg, Va., right, photographs Luke and Carolyn Woods of Silver Spring, Md., among the cherry blossoms trees along the Tidal Basin in Washington, Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Luke and Carolyn were married 4 years ago and are retaking their wedding photos. Officials are calling for a peak bloom period from April 11-14th. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Erin Leigh of Washington, D.C., center, and Diane Rusch, left, and B.K., right, both visiting from Pittsburgh, Pa. walks past cherry blossoms trees in Washington, Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Officials are calling for a peak bloom period from April 11-14th. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
A huge cherry blossom balloon is pulled down Constitution Avenue during the Parade of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Washington. In the background at right is the Washington Monument.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 08:  Cherry blossoms bloom on the edge of the Tidal Basin after a colder than normal March and chilly April delayed the beginning of the cherry blossom season in the nation's capital April 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. Peak bloom was originally predicted between March 26 and March 30th, with the revised prediction moving to April 6-10.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 7: People cruise on paddle boats around the Tidal Basin where cherry trees are just beginning to bloom on April 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. The blossoms are late this year, a result of a cooler than average spring. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 03:  Cherry blossoms slowly start to open around the Tidal Basin as a colder-than-normal March and chilly April has delayed the beginning of the cherry blossom season in the nation's capital April 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. Peak bloom was originally predicted between March 26 and March 30, with the revised prediction moving to April 6-10.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 19:  A cherry tree is in full bloom in front of the U.S. Capitol on March 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. Unseasonably warm weather has caused Washington's spring flowers and the famous cherry blossoms to bloom early.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 19:  Kitty Stoner of Annapolis, Maryland, sits against a tree in the warm weather as cherry trees blossom near the Tidal Basin March 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. This year marks the one hundredth anniversary of the cherry trees, which were originally a gift from Japan and werer planted on the National Mall.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Blossoming Cherry trees frame the Jefferson Memorial in this Associated Press file photo. Peak bloom — the optimal period to see the the trees — is when 70 percent or more of the cherry blossoms are open.  (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
WASHINGTON - MARCH 31: People in a paddle boats pass by Cherry Blossom trees in the Tidal Basin March 31, 2006 in Washington, DC. The Cherry Blossoms are in full bloom and thousands of tourist are expected to visit the Tidal Basin this weekend.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - APRIL 5: Rosario Ponte, of Alexandria, Virginia photographs the cherry tree blossoms that circle the Tidal Basin as the trees began to bloom April 5, 2005 in Washington. The National Cherry Blossom Festival -- a celebration to commemorate the 1912 gift of 3,000 Yoshino cherry trees from Japan -- will run until April 10. Originally from Venezuela, Ponte has been photographing the annual bloom for the past 30 years. She said it is her dream to be good enough to shoot photos for the National Geographic magazine. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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