Warm weather is bringing the cherry blossoms to their peak a few days earlier than originally anticipated. The peak bloom is when 70 percent of the cherry blossoms surrounding the Tidal Basin are open.
The peak bloom for the cherry blossoms along D.C.’s Tidal Basin has been pushed up to April 1, the National Park Service tweeted Tuesday.
Peak Bloom Update! – Determining the peak bloom date requires checking both the forecast and where the trees are in the blooming process. The indicator tree is in full bloom & with temps forecast for the upper 70s this weekend, we now predict peak bloom will occur April 1! pic.twitter.com/OiRuecocu9