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Cherry blossoms and snow are not typically two things you find together in Washington DC for the lucky few who got early and cut that little dusting.
It was a picture perfect day.
So little snow fell it was almost impossible to tell where the -- ended in the snow began.
We got up at six to come down here the snow was still falling when Joey and -- arrived at the tidal basin there absolutely spectacular.
I've never seen them in this and I'm a native washingtonians and it's silly game.
But it was cold people bundled up and scarves hats.
-- -- -- comes dog sledding -- from Minnesota it's cold enough that when the wind came off.
That's how they wanted I wanted something more the brisk wind kept many people at home in forced nearly all the -- out of the sky after organizers postponed Sunday's annual kite flying festival because of the weather.
But the National Park Service is the cold weather is actually great for the blossoms themselves.
Think of when you go to sugar tree story going to a floor -- -- -- -- Of flowers of any kind -- -- roses whatever okay.
Not necessarily a freezer but a refrigerator to keep those flowers called.
It's kind of the same thing that's going on here the snow is -- -- and so -- just much of almost like a powdered sugar.
Dusting almost is that it made it such a beautiful.
Photography situation for shorter -- but again it's a -- not.
-- -- has only two things can now hurt the blossoms.
Temperatures that dipped below 28 degrees he says it only got to thirty this weekend.
And high winds.
Ultimately that main enemy of the blast is it's gonna be win.
If you get a big win -- come along that's when all -- down.
The trees are expected to peak on Wednesday or Thursday of this week and that's how you'll note that spring it's truly arrived in Washington.
At the tidal basin -- Thompson Fox 5 News.
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