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Capital Weather Gang Archive: Cherry Blossoms

Cherry blossom bloom: Make your prediction

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  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Cherry Blossoms, Nature  
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Cherry Blossoms Wind Down as D.C. Greens Up

* Spring Chill Continues: Full Forecast | Later: Hurricane Outlook * The Jefferson Memorial framed by cherry blossoms Sunday afternoon. With all the clouds and windy weather lately, opportunities for photographing the cherry blossoms have been somewhat limited this year, especially when you're like me and not willing to get...

By Ian Livingston  | April 8, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Cherry Blossoms, Photography  
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Cherry Blossom Morning

* Showery Full Forecast | March Recap | Climate Controversy * * Blossoms: Changing Dates | Poetry | Photos of Early Bloomers * The light from the rising sun shines on the cherry blossoms near the Washington Monument Tuesday morning. If you want to view the cherry blossoms at the...

By Kevin Ambrose  | April 1, 2009; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Cherry Blossoms, Photography  
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Weather, Climate and Blossom Bloom Dates

Wx and the City * April Showers? Full Forecast | Cherry Blossom Poems * It's that time of year again: peak bloom time for Yoshino cherry trees around the city. This year, peak bloom is predicted to be April 1-4, after a slight adjustment of dates last week by the...

By Ann Posegate  | March 31, 2009; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Cherry Blossoms, Climate Change, Nature, Posegate, Wx and the City  
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Waxing Poetic on Cherry Blossoms

Wx and the City * March Exits Like a Lamb: Full Forecast | Cherry Blossom Guide * Cherry blossoms, just beginning to bloom, frame the Jefferson Memorial on Friday. By CWG photographer Ian Livingston. Spring speaks to me of poetry. In the spirit of celebrating Japanese culture and springtime, here...

By Ann Posegate  | March 31, 2009; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Cherry Blossoms, Nature, Posegate, Wx and the City  
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Washington D.C.'s Cherry Blossom Bloom Begins

* Our Full Forecast | NY Times Climate Story | Cherry Blossom Guide * Blossoms begin to bloom on the Tidal Basin. With the start of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, spring has undoubtedly arrived in D.C. In order to beat the crowds, and weekend weather, I decided to head...

By Ian Livingston  | March 30, 2009; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Cherry Blossoms, Photography  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Photography: Falling Blossoms & Spring Scenes, Kevin Ambrose , April 15, 2008
Photography: A Blooming Good Time, Ian Livingston , April 6, 2008
Photography: Glorious Cherry Blossom Sunrise, Kevin Ambrose , April 3, 2008
Photography: Cherry Blossoms by Night, Kevin Ambrose , March 31, 2008
Photography: Flying High as Spring Blossoms, Ian Livingston , March 30, 2008
Weekend Events: Blossoms, Baseball and Beyond, Dan Stillman , March 27, 2008
 
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