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CUCURBIT DOWNY MILDEW ipmPIPE

 

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Wednesday, June 6, 2018

 

*** Epidemic Update - 6 June: New report from NC. CDM has been confirmed in Duplin County, NC. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

*** Epidemic Update - 4 June: New report from GA. CDM has been confirmed in Tift County, GA. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

 

Regional Weather: Southeast U.S.

Mostly fair; scattered showers southern sections. The Gulf Coast front is dissipating as another front sags through the Carolinas. Partly cloudy with scattered showers toward FL; an isolated shower is possible with the northern front but it will be mostly dry. Highs in the 80s to low 90s, lows in the 60s and 70s.

 

OUTLOOK:

Overview: Epidemic spread likely in FL. Epidemic spread should be limited to areas near the FL and GA sources (and perhaps eastern NC Wednesday). The most favorable conditions will be on Wednesday in FL.

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Wednesday, June 6

HIGH Risk for cucurbits in central FL. Low Risk in eastern NC and northern FL. Minimal Risk to cucurbits elsewhere.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Thursday, June 7

Moderate Risk for cucurbits in central FL. Low Risk in southern GA, northern FL, and the eastern panhandle. Minimal Risk to cucurbits otherwise.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2018