Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Sun Sep 21 12:05:33 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

2014-09-21 12:09:50
Temp 76.8°F Hum 54 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 59.0 °F Pres 27.96 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-211800-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
1030 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014
.REST OF TODAY...SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO
15 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville