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Huge swarm of bugs appears on weather radar

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Here in the Tampa Bay area we deal with the hassles of love bugs every Spring.

But that's nothing compared to La Crosse, Wisconsin, where a swarm of bugs was so large it appeared on the National Weather Service's radar images.

It's mating season for mayflies. on Sunday night, the massive migration of bugs appeared on weather radar as they moved away from the upper Mississippi River in Wisconsin.

Mayflies spend most of their lives as larva in the water. According to BugFacts.net, during the adult phase of their lives, mayflies leave the water and live long enough to reproduce, which can be two minutes to two days after leaving the water.

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