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CUCURBIT DOWNY MILDEW ipmPIPE

 

Cucurbit Downy Mildew Forecasts - Friday, June 1, 2018

 

*** Epidemic Update - 1 June: New report from NC. CDM has been confirmed in Wilson County, NC. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

*** Epidemic Update - 30 May: First report from NC. CDM has been confirmed in Sampson County, NC. Please view the Epidemic History for details. ***

 

Regional Weather: Southeast U.S.

Very wet weather this week. Unsettled weather continues, though the amount of clouds and showers lessens somewhat. One cold front will drop into NC Saturday. Another cold front will approach the Southeast from the west on Sunday. Showers may be enhanced ahead of the these fronts. Quite warm, highs in the 80s to low 90s, lows mostly 70s. Some drying will occur early next week.

 

OUTLOOK:

Overview: Epidemic spread likely in a few locations. Mixed to favorable conditions are expected during the majority of the transport events, most of which track generally to the east.

Risk prediction map for Day 1: Friday, June 1

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

Risk prediction map for Day 2: Saturday, June 2

HIGH Risk to cucurbits in eastern NC, southern GA, and far northern FL. Low Risk in a broad area of central FL. Minimal Risk to cucurbits elsewhere.

Risk prediction map for Day 3: Sunday, June 3

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

Forecaster: TK at NCSU for the Cucurbit ipmPIPE - 2018