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How will the 2024 cicadas impact our area?



We are watching news reports about the emergence of cicadas in our area very closely. Here is what we know so far.


When do cicadas come out in 2024? Typically, Mid-May and they are expected to stay through late June.


What brood can we expect to see? Brood XIX, the 13-year cicadas, and Brood XIII, the 17-year cicadas.


Where will they come out?

According to Cicada Mania we can expect to see cicadas in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.


How will they impact the DMV?

"FOX 5 spoke with Michael Raupp of the University of Maryland’s Entomology Department, who said we may also find them in southern parts of Maryland’s St. Mary’s County. In Virginia, Raupp said residents could see them in parts of Caroline and King George County. No cicadas are expected to emerge in the immediate Washington, D.C. area."


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