Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Wed Oct 1 10:15:29 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

2014-10-01 10:20:25
Temp 60.6°F Hum 100 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 60.6 °F Pres 28.13 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-011700-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
902 AM EDT WED OCT 1 2014
.REST OF TODAY...PATCHY FOG LATE THIS MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE THIS MORNING...THEN PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. EAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 50S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. CHANCE OF
RAIN 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 60S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville