Insect Alert For

Corn Earworm

Risk Level:
No Risk
Affected Area:
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Alert Details

Corn earworm risks are expected to remain in the low category for the next five days as a less than optimal weather pattern for any potential migration events is predicted. No risk is predicted tonight into Tuesday morning, but a Low risk is in the forecast in the Plains and western Midwest Tuesday night into Wednesday morning as southerly winds return to the east of a weak cool front working its way through the upper Midwest and northern Plains states. Low risks continue through the extended forecasting period as low pressure gradually develops in the northern Rockies and pushes east. The primary migration risk area should remain west of Lake Michigan and I-57 in Illinois through the period but there is the chance of additional risk areas and levels by next weekend as a potentially stronger weather system moves through the Midwest. Continue to monitor forecasts the rest of this week for more information.