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Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Monday, March 20, 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.

Fair weather. Dry weather continues under sunny to partly cloudy skies. Shower activity associated with a front to the north should keep toward the TN Valley / Carolinas. Highs mostly in the 70s, lows in the 40s and 50s.



Overview: Epidemic spread unlikely. Transport events track near the sources or to the southwest (east out of Citrus County on Tuesday). Unfavorable conditions dominate. 

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Monday, March 20

Minimal Risk to cucurbits.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Tuesday, March 21

Minimal Risk to cucurbits.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2017