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Cicadas set to emerge in South Jersey after 17-year slumber

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Noisy cicadas are set to emerge from the soil in the next few weeks.

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Billions of cicadas, dormant for the past 17 years, are waiting only for soil temperatures to reach 64 degrees before they emerge from underground and begin their noisy mating rituals.

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Noisy cicadas are set to emerge from the soil in the next few weeks.