The National Cherry Blossom Festival is an annual spring celebration in Washington, D.C. that commemorates the March 27, 1912, gift of Japanese cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City.
The 2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival runs from March 20 – April 17 (nationalcherryblossomfestival.org).
WASHINGTON DC WEATHER
TONIGHT: Showers, mainly after 11pm. Low around 61. South wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
FRIDAY: Showers, mainly before 11am. High near 72. South wind 11 to 14 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
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