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CUCURBIT DOWNY MILDEW ipmPIPE

 

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Thursday, May 16, 2019

 

*** Epidemic Update - 9 May: New report from FL: CDM has been confirmed in St. Lucie County, FL. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

*** Epidemic Update - 29 April: First reports from the U.S.: CDM has been confirmed in Miami-Dade, Collier, Hendry, and Hillsborough Counties, FL. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

 

Regional Weather: lower Southeast U.S.

Mostly dry, showers possible some areas. High pressure over the southern U.S. dominates. The early-week front crawls slowly through the FL straits and northern Cuba. Showers are possible in central and southern FL and perhaps parts of southern AL / southern GA on Thursday. Highs in the 80s, lows in the 60s to low 70s.

 

OUTLOOK:

Overview: Epidemic spread possible in central and southern FL. Transport events track west to WNW each day. Mixed conditions will occur toward southern FL; slightly favorable ones occur just to the north. Threat to mainland areas is too low for mention in these cases.

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Thursday, May 16

Moderate Risk in southern FLLow Risk for south-central FL. Minimal Risk to cucurbits elsewhere.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Friday, May 17

Moderate Risk for cucurbits in southern FL south of Lake Okeechobee. Low Risk for nearby areas of southern and south-central FL. Minimal Risk otherwise.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2019