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CUCURBIT DOWNY MILDEW ipmPIPE

 

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Saturday, May 18, 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.

Very warm and muggy with a few showers. High pressure remains in control. Expect sunny to partly cloudy skies and isolated to scattered showers in some locales, mainly in parts of the FL peninsula and along the western sections of the Southeast. Seasonally warm with highs in the 80s and low 90s, lows in the 60s and 70s.

 

OUTLOOK:

Overview: Epidemic spread possible in central and southern FL. Transport scenarios are similar to those of recent days. Events move to the west / northwest Saturday, west on Sunday, under slightly favorable to mixed conditions.

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Saturday, May 18

Low Risk for southern FL. Minimal Risk to cucurbits otherwise.

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Sunday, May 19

Moderate Risk for cucurbits in southwest FL. Low Risk for southeast and south-central FL. Minimal Risk elsewhere.

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2019