CUCURBIT DOWNY MILDEW ipmPIPE
Cucurbit Downy Mildew
Forecasts - Monday, May 20, 2013
*** Epidemic Update - 3-20 May: No new reports or updates. ***
*** Epidemic Update - 1 May: New Report from FL. CDM has been reported in a research plot in Collier County, FL. Please see the Epidemic History for details. ***
Regional Weather: Lower Southeast
Unsettled weather much of this week. Bermuda High off the coast will pump warm, moist air into the region for the foreseeable future. Skies will be partly to mostly cloudy. Showers will occur daily, mostly in the afternoons and evenings. This pattern may persist for some time. Highs in the 80s, lows in the 60s to low 70s.
Overview: Epidemic spread likely along the FL peninsula. Conditions will be favorable for epidemic spread during the early-week transport events. Monday's transport events move slowly west to WNW, limiting the potential for spread to the southern peninsula. Tuesday's events move to the NNW up the peninsula; epidemic spread is possible into northern FL.
Risk prediction map for Day 1: Monday, May 20
HIGH Risk to cucurbits in southern FL. Minimal Risk to cucurbits otherwise.
Risk prediction map for Day 2: Tuesday, May 21
HIGH Risk for cucurbits in southern and west-central FL. Moderate Risk for east-central and northern FL. Minimal Risk to cucurbits otherwise.
Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2013