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Brood X cicadas begin to emerge in Nottingham, Parkville, Carney

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It’s almost showtime.  The first Brood X cicadas are beginning to emerge in the Nottingham area. According to the Cicada Safari mobile app, the 17-year visitors are beginning to surface in White Marsh, Nottingham, Parkville, and Carney. The Brood X cicadas are expected to begin emerging in droves by mid-May and stick around until the end of June. Last week, …


Events, Sci-Tech

BROOD X: 17-year cicadas to re-emerge in Maryland this spring

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Brood X is coming.  For the first time in nearly two decades, the 17-year locusts (actually, cicadas) are set to return to Maryland this spring. Trillions of the noisy creatures will begin to emerge from the ground in mid-May and stick around through late June.  They typically begin to make their way upward once the soil temperature reaches 64 degrees …


Smoke from controlled burn in Virginia visible in Baltimore County

BALTIMORE, MD—Local 911 centers were overwhelmed with calls on Sunday from residents who reported seeing smoke plumes in portions of Baltimore County. The Baltimore County Fire Department says the smoke plumes are the results of a controlled burn that is taking place in Virginia. The burn is taking place in Prince William, Fauquier, and Stafford Counties and is showing up …