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CUCURBIT DOWNY MILDEW ipmPIPE

 

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Wednesday, April 5, 2017
 

*** Epidemic Update - 27 March: New report from FL. CDM has been confirmed in Manatee County, FL. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

*** 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.

Strong cold front sweeping through the region. Active weather today; increasing clouds followed by widespread showers and storms later today and tonight. Improving weather Thursday, clearing and cooler, with showers for portions of central and southern FL, mainly in the morning. Highs in the 80s today, 60s to 80s Thursday. Lows 50s to 70s tonight, 40s to 60s Thursday night.

 

OUTLOOK:

Overview: Epidemic spread possible. Windy weather during the next two days will drive transport events ENE / NE on Wednesday, east to ESE on Thursday. Mixed conditions will occur for most events.

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Wednesday, April 5

Moderate Risk for southeast GA and northern FL. Low Risk for central FL and southern SC. Minimal Risk to cucurbits otherwise.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Thursday, April 6

Moderate Risk for central and southern FL. Minimal Risk to cucurbits elsewhere.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2017