Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Sat Nov 1 03:25:26 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

2014-11-01 03:30:07
Temp 40.3°F Hum 81 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 34.9 °F Pres 27.83 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-010900-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
130 AM EDT SAT NOV 1 2014
.OVERNIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
40. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. CHANCE
OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF
RAIN 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH...BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 60S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville