A cicada Brood X clings to a tree as it molts from its shell on May 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. - Some are waiting for their arrival with trepidation, others are curious what they might taste like: Americans are swapping tips on how best to weather the storm when billions of cicadas soon emerge en masse after 17 years underground. Before invading parks and people's gardens, the insects have already conquered the airwaves, social media and newspapers, especially in parts of the eastern, central and southern United States where "Brood X" is due to emerge. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)
Watch the 24/7 Brood X Cicada Cam
After 17 long years the Brood X cicadas are emerging from the ground to begin their new lifecycle. During CICADA WEEK, check in on some live events in some cicada dense areas of the US.
Watch the 24/7 LIVE CICADA CAM starting Monday, May 24 at 9A ET through Sunday, May 30 at 11P ET.
CICADA LIVE CAM
Enjoy the 24-Hour livestream of nonstop bug lovin' all this week from the wilds of Alexandria, VA. Be sure to take a peek once it gets dark on the east coast. The cicadas are very active at night!
If you live in the Eastern U.S., it's likely the noisy entrance of the cicadas from Brood X as they emerge for the first time in 17 years is the soundtrack to your day and night. So much has happened in the nearly two decades since this massive swarm of trillions of cicadas have emerged from the ground, but the sights and sounds of the cicadas will haunt and excite us for years to come.
Do you hear it? If you live in the Eastern U.S., it's likely the noisy entrance of the cicadas from Brood X as they emerge for the first time in 17 years.