Cicadas were spotted in Alexandria, Va., near Washington, D.C., on May 11, 2017. They are likely either Brood VI or Brood X stragglers.
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Last week, I was pretty happy to learn from WTOP that the Fairfax County area was not likely to get hit hard by the Brood II cicadas this year. However, today I heard a report that said we’re going to get them though mostly in the suburbs – Billions of cicadas to emerge this season.
Fairfax County to see minimal number of cicadas – WTOP/AP Recently, a co-worker was wondering when the cicadas would come out. I remembered the Brood X appearances in 1987 and 2004, but did not remember the Brood II cycles. Now, I know why — BeltwayLand is on the outskirts of Brood II’s range. I am