Get Ready For A Massive Swarm Of Cicadas To Invade Parts Of Ohio This Spring

They lurk beneath the trees—underground and out of sight—awaiting the perfect, warm spring night. They arrive in swarms, crawling up out of the earth in billions. They sing a loud, distinct song.

Cicadas in Ohio are impossible to ignore, especially when they arrive in 17-year swarms. If you don’t remember the last cicada swarm Ohio experienced, this year is your chance to see what it’s like. A specific brood of cicadas are predicted to emerge in a handful of Ohio counties this spring. Check it out:

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Are you ready for the next cicada invasion? What memories do you have of cicada swarms in Ohio? Share your photos and stories with us!