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Mosquito season likely to hit soon

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A mosquito bites a man's hand in this 2008 photo. Warmer weather expected this weekend could kick off mosquito season for the year.

The supervisor of the Havre-Hill County Mosquito District said the insects' activity has been low so far this year, but warmer weather — like the heat forecast this weekend — could bring an upswing.

Supervisor Terry Turner said that, once the temperatures hit 80 degrees and warmer, mosquitoes can hatch out in five days.

"That's my big concern right now, " Turner said.

The warmer weather could bring the potential...


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