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Cicadas seen emerging around Greater Cincinnati this weekend

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Posted at 9:45 AM, May 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-15 15:05:38-04

Cicadas from the much-anticipated Brood X appear to have emerged in the Tri-State this weekend.

Late Friday night, WCPO viewer Matthew Servizzi spotted cicadas climbing on trees and on walls in Sharonville.

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A cicada climbs on a tree in Sharonville as Brood X begins to emerge, May 14, 2021.

In photos and video taken by WCPO viewer Jill Soete, cicada larvae were spotted coming out of the ground at a community yard sale in Fort Mitchell Saturday morning.

Cicadas emerge in Northern Kentucky

Viewer Lindsey Holm snapped photos of a more mature-looking cicada at her home in Wyoming, Ohio.

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A cicada that appeared to have shed its skin was spotted in Wyoming, Ohio, May 15, 2021.

Viewer K. Swanson saw a cicada emerging from its skin on a tree in Alexandria, Kentucky.

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A cicada appears to emerge from its skin in Alexandria, Kentucky.

Billions of Brood X cicadas are expected to emerge from their 17-year slumber across the eastern and midwestern U.S. this summer.

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