BALTIMORE (WJZ) — In 2021, Marylanders will have a front-row seat to something that may seem apocalyptic.
Michael Raupp, the Professor Emeritus of Entomology at the University of Maryland says the state is at the epicenter of the cicada emergence. That means countless insects will emerge starting in early May.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 932 New Cases Reported, 11 More Deaths
The so-called “cicada-palooza” is going to happen the last two weeks of May and into early June.READ MORE: 'An Incredible Therapy' | Hagerstown Doctor Says Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Provides Fast Recoveries For Some COVID Patients
In some areas, 1.5 million cicadas could emerge from the ground per acre as part of a 17-year cycle.MORE NEWS: Rockville Police Officer, Maryland National Guardsman Daniel Morozewicz Arrested On Child Porn Charge