Several trees, including D.C.’s famous cherry trees, were either damaged or knocked over near the National Mall Thursday, although there probably won’t be a full assessment until sometime Friday.
The Yoshino cherry trees at the Tidal Basin are beginning to put on a colorful, autumn show, but there are no blossoms to be found. See photos of the fall foliage.
The National Park Service has launched cleanup efforts aimed at taking care of the trees along the Tidal Basin that were uprooted during Thursday’s wild storms.
Cherry blossom season is one of the most anticipated times of the year in D.C., and now that it’s finally here, tweet us your pictures #WTOP.
Each spring cherry blossom trees bloom in Washington, D.C. and tons of events are held in celebration of this blossoming. Learn more about these events today!
The history of cherry blossoms in D.C. goes all the way back to 1912, with the first official festival being held in 1927. Get the full history from WTOP.
The longer the region’s warm weather continues, the more if affects the amount of cherry blossoms come spring.
For those interested in an inside perspective on
the festival, opportunities are available at
myriad events all over the city.
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