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Wednesday, May 15, 2024
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- There's been plenty of buzz about cicadas for months, and they're finally here.

There are two kinds of broods making their debut in Illinois right now.

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For the first time in 221 years, both the 13-year and 17-year cicadas are emerging at the same time.

But that double brood emergence can only be seen in a small section of the state, just north of Champaign and Springfield.

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In the Chicago area, the 17-year cicadas, along with the much larger annual, or Dog Day cicadas, are expected.

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