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    First Cicada

    Heard the first cicada of the year tonight. Great grandma always said six weeks to first frost. That would put it at August 16. That seems a little early.


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    Re: First Cicada

    we have had them in our trees for at least a week.



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    Re: First Cicada

    Generally six weeks is pretty close, but mid aug would seem a little ridiculous with the current weather. Maybe the heat has them thrown off.


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    Re: First Cicada

    The warm spring probably also confused them



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    Re: First Cicada

    Quote Originally Posted by longtimeclone View Post
    The warm spring probably also confused them
    Yes everything is early this year. I would be shocked if we have our first freeze 6 weeks from now.



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    Re: First Cicada

    Quote Originally Posted by CyCrazy View Post
    Yes everything is early this year. I would be shocked if we have our first freeze 6 weeks from now.
    With this heat it is hard to imagine anything in the 70s



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