More Mosquitoes

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- The eight inches of rain that fell in some parts of central Wisconsin over the last three days will bring back an unwanted pest -- mosquitoes.

So says University of Wisconsin Extension entomologist Phil Pellitteri.

Pellitteri says people will notice an increase in the biting insects.

But he also says there's no accurate way to measure just how bad it could get.

The mosquito population so far this summer has been relatively low because of the dry conditions.

Pellitteri says that the insect eggs have likely been lying dormant, waiting for sufficient water to hatch.


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