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CUCURBIT DOWNY MILDEW ipmPIPE

 

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Wednesday, June 13, 2018

 

*** Epidemic Update - 13 June: First reports from SC. New report from GA. CDM has been confirmed in Horry and Charleston Counties, SC; and Thomas County, GA. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

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

 

Regional Weather: Southeast U.S.

Unsettled summertime weather. The extension of the Bermuda High extends over the Southeast. Weak surface troughs are present. More substantial fronts lie to the north and west, one of which will move into the northern sections on Thursday and stall. Sunny to partly cloudy skies and mainly afternoon and evening showers and storms are expected for most locations. Highs in the 80s and 90s, lows in the 60s and 70s.

 

OUTLOOK:

Overview: Epidemic spread likely for portions of the Southeast. Mixed to favorable conditions continue to predominate during the transport events. Events tend to move near the sources and to the east to northeast.

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Wednesday, June 13

HIGH Risk for cucurbits in northern FL, southern GA, eastern SC, and far southeast NC. Moderate Risk in west-central FL. Low Risk in eastern NC. Minimal Risk to cucurbits elsewhere.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Thursday, June 14

HIGH Risk for cucurbits in southern GA and far northern FL. Moderate Risk for central FL, eastern SC, and southeast NC. Low Risk in northeast NC. Minimal Risk to cucurbits otherwise.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2018