Washington, D.C. isn't the only destination for those hoping to see these pink beauties bloom.
The powerful storms sparked a warm snap and turned the trees unseasonably pink.
Are there any last-minute flights to Tokyo?
But time to see the blooms in all their glory hasn't run out.
If you're lucky enough to visit Tokyo during cherry blossom season, you don't want to waste a moment of precious time. Why? Because you never know when a spring storm will sweep in and blow those perfect pink blossoms away. It happens nearly every year.