The cicadas are a little late but they are on their way. You know what’s so crazy is people eat these bugs on pizzas and all.
Unseasonably cool weather is keeping the Brood X periodical cicadas at bay for a few days.
But they’re still expected to emerge en masse very soon — and some Cincinnati neighborhoods will see them in massive numbers.
Cicadas will emerge when the soil temperature reaches 64 degrees, typically following a nice soaking rain. Unseasonably cool temperatures have postponed their arrival in the Cincinnati area, but they’re still expected to emerge — with numbers in the billions.