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Some Denton County Aerial Spraying Set for Saturday, Sunday Nights

About 20 percent of county not sprayed on Friday night because of wind

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    Aerial spraying for mosquitoes will continue Saturday night in Denton County, with some parts of the county getting their first round.

    High winds ended spraying early Friday night. The county said the areas that were not sprayed Friday night are slated to be sprayed Saturday and Sunday nights.

    Four Planes Spray for Mosquitoes in Denton County

    [DFW] Four Planes Spray for Mosquitoes in Denton County
    The four planes that were spraying Denton County cities that opted for aerial spraying avoided the Friday night lights.

    The municipalities that opted for aerial spraying to fight West Nile virus are to be sprayed on two consecutive nights.

    About 80 percent of the county Friday night, county officials said. Weather postponed spraying in the southern part of the county, including: Southlake, Westlake, Roanoke, Trophy Club, portions of Haslet, Flower Mound south of Farm-to-Market 1171, Lewisville south of Business 121 and the southern half of Castle Hills.

    Weather Cooperates for Denton Co. Aerial Spraying

    [DFW] Weather Cooperates for Denton Co. Aerial Spraying
    After strong winds postponed Denton County's aerial spraying, the county is finally ready.

    Strong winds also caused delays on Thursday night, when the spraying effort originally was scheduled to begin.

    The towns and cities that approved aerial spraying are: Aubrey, Copper Canyon, Corral City, Crossroads, Dish, Double Oak, Flower Mound, Hackberry, Hickory Creek, Justin, Krugerville, Krum, Lake Dallas, Lakewood Village, Lewisville, Lincoln Park, Northlake, Oak Point, Pilot Point, Ponder, Providence Village, Roanoke, Sanger, Shady Shores, Southlake, Trophy Club and Westlake.

    Dynamic Aviation will live-tweet its aerial spraying of Denton County on its Twitter account @AerialMosquito.

    NBC 5's Sara Story and Frank Heinz contributed to this report.


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