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CUCURBIT DOWNY MILDEW ipmPIPE

 

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Wednesday, October 18, 2017
 

*** Epidemic Update - 18 October: First report from IL. CDM has been confirmed in Kankakee County, IL. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

*** Epidemic Update - 13 October: First reports from TN and MO. CDM has been confirmed in Cocke County, TN; and Cole County, MO. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

 

Regional Weather: Eastern North America

Dry weather. High pressure centered over the eastern U.S. is the dominant weather feature. Skies will be sunny to partly cloudy with little to no chance of rain. Onshore flow may promote some showers in parts of FL and TX. Highs in the 60s to 80s, lows in the 40s to 60s, with a warming trend.

 

OUTLOOK:

Overview: Epidemic spread unlikely. Almost all transport events involve unfavorable conditions for survivable transport and deposition. Some localized to short-range spread is possible near the FL sources and in southern TX. 

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Wednesday, October 18

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

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Thursday, October 19

Moderate Risk for southern FL. Low Risk for cucurbits in central FL and deep south TX. Minimal Risk to cucurbits elsewhere.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2017