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Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Monday, June 26, 2017
 

*** Epidemic Update - 26 June: New report from NC. CDM has been confirmed in Johnston County, NC. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

*** Epidemic Update - 23 June: First report from MD. New reports from GA, NC, and SC. CDM has been confirmed in Dorchester County, MD; Ben Hill and Turner Counties, GA; Edgecombe County, NC; and Williamsburg County, SC. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

 

Regional Weather: Southern and Eastern U.S.

Drier weather; showers still possible some areas. High pressure and drier air is moving into much of the southern and eastern U.S. as the weekend front exits the south-Atlantic coast. Showers are possible in the Gulf Coast each day. Isolated showers may also fall in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Tuesday. Dry otherwise. Highs in the 80s to low 90s. Lows in the 60s and 70s.

 

OUTLOOK:

Overview: Epidemic spread likely in FL. Transport events early this week tend to move near the sources and/or to the south to west. Best chances of rain / most favorable conditions are along the FL peninsula near the exiting front, and perhaps portions of TX (on Tuesday). Some epidemic spread is possible near the Gulf and Atlantic coasts.

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Monday, June 26

HIGH Risk for cucurbits on the FL peninsula and in far southeast GA. Moderate Risk in deep south TX. Low Risk for cucurbits in the eastern FL panhandle, southern GA, and in east-central TX. Minimal Risk to cucurbits elsewhere.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Tuesday, June 27

HIGH Risk for cucurbits on the FL peninsula. Moderate Risk for deep south and east-central TX. Low Risk for cucurbits in eastern MD, southern DE, southeast VA, the eastern halves of the Carolinas, southern GA, far southern AL, the FL panhandle, far southern MS and extreme southeast LA. Minimal Risk to cucurbits elsewhere.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2017