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Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Friday, November 2, 2018


*** Forecast notes - 5 November: Forecasts for the 2018 disease season have ended. ***

*** Epidemic Update - 5 October: First report from Maine. CDM has been confirmed in Penobscot County, ME. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

*** Epidemic Update - 26 September: New report from MS. CDM has been confirmed in Copiah County, MS. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***


Regional Weather: Southern United States

Wet Friday, dry Saturday. High pressure builds in behind the full-latitude frontal system exiting the eastern U.S. on Saturday. Friday's rainy weather in the Southeast gives way to much drier weather, with only some showers in central and southern FL. Highs in the 70s/80s going to 60s/70s. Lows from the 50s-70s going to 40s-60s.



Overview: Epidemic spread possible in the Southeast. Conditions are favorable for epidemic spread in the Southeast along and ahead of the front moving through the region on Friday. Most transport events track east to northeast. Potential for spread is greatly suppressed for Saturday's events.

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Friday, November 2

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

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Saturday, November 3

Minimal Risk to cucurbits.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2018