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Posted at 3:42 PM ET, 03/ 3/2010

Cherry blossom bloom: Make your prediction

By Meghan Louttit

In keeping with Cherry Blossom Festival tradition, the U.S. Park Service's chief horticulturalist on Thursday morning will announce his prediction for the 2010 peak bloom period. Check the Going Out Guide blog for his announcement.

Take our poll and make your prediction, and may the best cherry blossom fanatic win!

By Meghan Louttit  | March 3, 2010; 3:42 PM ET
Categories:  Cherry Blossoms, Nature  
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No matter how cold the winter, the cherry blossom bloom is almost always a function of how warm it is in March. If temps continue to be below average then it will be several days into April before the blooms peak.

Posted by: dcawx | March 3, 2010 4:07 PM | Report abuse

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