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Topic - Bill Tracy
The sub-freezing temperatures Sunday and dusting of snow was a surprise for many of the first of millions of visitors expected to come to Washington during the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival. Organizers were so concerned about snow and blustery winds that they postponed the kite festival.
"Everybody got scared away by the weather," he said, but those who braved the chill began looking for a warm treat.
"The weather forecast from Seattle said bring your rain gear and that it would be relatively mild," said Bill Tracy, who was in town for a convention. "Fortunately I packed my heavier coat. The weather's been cold but we've still been able to go out."