Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Fri Aug 29 09:55:31 EDT 2014

Sun and Moon data for today for Fan Mountain Observatory is available here.
Plots and tabulations for the McCormick and Fan weather stations from wunderground.com.
Plots of previous FanCam cooldowns(the first few days) can be found here.
The tentative schedule for Ori's observers(finalized every sunday?)

Temps in the FanCam Dewar

Dewar

Conditions in the 31" Dome

Dome

Vacuum in the FanCam Dewar

Vacuum

Clear Sky Clock

Clear Sky Clock

The latest All-Sky Camera

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Pictures from Fan Mountain

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GOES IR Imaging East Cont. U.S.

GOES

ADDS - Virginia IR Imaging

ADDS Virginia IR

N.W.S. Radar from Sterling

Radar

HPC Current Weather

HPC Current Weather

HPC Precip. Forecast - 12hr

HPC 12hr Forecast

HPC Precip. Forecast - 24hr

HPC 24hr Forecast

Fan Mountain Observatory Environment Monitoring System

2014-08-29 09:58:52
Temp 61.4°F Hum 73 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 52.6 °F Pres 28.29 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-291500-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
730 AM EDT FRI AUG 29 2014
.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.LABOR DAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 90.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville