PORTSMOUTH -- Aerial mosquito spraying is scheduled in Portsmouth for October 30.
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the city will conduct the final spraying of the season at federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties and in the Churchland area north of Route 164.
Crabbe Aviation L.L.C. of Mechanicsville will spray between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 30, weather permitting.
Beekeepers in the affected areas should keep bees covered during the spraying operations and people with known allergic reactions should stay indoors.
If conditions do not allow spraying the inclement weather date is Friday, November 1.
Updates for the aerial mosquito spraying will be available on the Portsmouth Mosquito Hotline: 393-8666.