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CUCURBIT DOWNY MILDEW ipmPIPE

 

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Wednesday, October 17, 2018

 

*** Epidemic Update - 5 October: First report from Maine. CDM has been confirmed in Penobscot County, ME. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

*** Epidemic Update - 26 September: New report from MS. CDM has been confirmed in Copiah County, MS. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

 

Regional Weather: Eastern United States / southern Canada

A dry period. One front sags through the Southeast kicking off a few showers while another swings across the northern areas. Strong high pressure governs otherwise. Highs from the 40s/50s to 80s, lows 30s/40s with some 50s to 70s South.

 

OUTLOOK:

Overview: Epidemic spread possible in the South. Conditions have become unfavorable in the northern and many central locations. Some southern host plants are under light to moderate threat of epidemic spread along and ahead of the front in the Southeast.

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Wednesday, October 17

Moderate Risk for northern LA, west-central FL, the eastern panhandle, southwest GA, eastern SC, eastern NC. Low Risk for cucurbits in eastern AL, central and southeast GA, central SC, central NC, and southeast VA. Minimal Risk to cucurbits otherwise.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Thursday, October 18

Moderate Risk in central FL. Low Risk to cucurbits in northern FL. Minimal Risk to cucurbits otherwise.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2018