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Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Monday, March 13, 2017

*** Epidemic Update - 8 March: First reports from FL. CDM has been confirmed in Citrus County and Miami-Dade County, FL. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***


Regional Weather: lower Southeast U.S.

Active weather Monday; drier Tuesday. Two systems ... one currently over the region and another moving in from the west ... are creating cloudy and rainy weather. This will last through the day and night as a coastal Low forms and moves northeast and the cold front sweeps through. High pressure intrudes on Tuesday with drier and cooler weather. HIghs mostly 60s to 80s today, 50s to 70s Tuesday. Lows 40s to 60s tonight, 30s to 50s Tuesday night.



Overview: Epidemic spread possible. Transport events are tracking generally northeast on Monday under mixed conditions. Events move east to southeast on Tuesday; unfavorable conditions dominate

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Monday, March 13

Moderate Risk for most of the FL peninsula. Low Risk for cucurbits in southeast GA. Minimal Risk to cucurbits otherwise.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Tuesday, March 14

Minimal Risk to cucurbits.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2017