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CUCURBIT DOWNY MILDEW ipmPIPE

 

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Wednesday, April 19, 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.

More dry weather. High pressure is still in control. Expect dry weather under sunny to partly cloudy skies. A stray shower may occur in parts of FL. Clouds and some rain in northern GA / Carolinas should remain to the north as the system responsible drifts east and northeast. Highs in the 80s, lows in the 60s to low 70s.

 

OUTLOOK:

Overview: Epidemic spread unlikely. Some clouds and a slight chance of showers may support localized disease development near the southern FL source. Otherwise, conditions are unfavorable for epidemic spread through midweek. Transport events move west / WNW..

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Wednesday, April 19

Low Risk for southern FL. Minimal Risk to cucurbits elsewhere.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Thursday, April 20

Minimal Risk to cucurbits.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2017