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Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Friday, March 17, 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.

Dry and warmer. High pressure adjusts its position and remains over the region. A cold front approaches from the north on Saturday, moving into the lower Southeast on Sunday. Other than a few showers in the interior sections on Saturday, dry weather prevails. Highs in the 60s and 70s, lows in the 40s and 50s with a few 60s south.



Overview: Epidemic spread unlikely. Conditions are unfavorable for each day's transport events; sunny skies and no rain are forecast. Events do not move toward other growing regions

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Friday, March 17

Minimal Risk to cucurbits.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Saturday, March 18

Minimal Risk to cucurbits.

Risk prediction map for Day 3: Sunday, March 19

Minimal Risk to cucurbits.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2017