Cicada Swarms Emerging in Parts of the U.S. This Year

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Cicada swarms are set to emerge in certain parts of the U.S. this year, specifically in Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington D.C. These swarms are caused by the emergence of Brood X or the Great Eastern Brood cicadas. While the cicadas are harmless, their large numbers and loud buzzing can be annoying and disruptive to outdoor workers and activities. It’s important for local business owners in these areas to be aware of the potential impact the cicada swarms may have on their operations.