1.5 Million Cicadas Are Set to Emerge After 17 Years Underground

Great, this is just what 2020 needs.

May 20, 2020

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Cool, this is JUST what we need in 2020.

According to AccuWeather, a giant group of 17 year cicadas, called Brood IX, is set to emerge from their undergound homes. Approximately 1.5 cicadas are in Brood IX and they are spread across northwestern North Carolina, southwestern Virginia, and southeastern West Virginia.

Typically when the soil warms up in mid-May the bugs will start appearing but thanks to some of the colder weather we've had, they aren't here quite yet.

You can read more about the cicadas below!