Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Tue Oct 21 23:05:18 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

2014-10-21 23:10:33
Temp 48.3°F Hum 85 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 44.0 °F Pres 28.00 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-221000-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
1030 PM EDT TUE OCT 21 2014
.REST OF TONIGHT...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS LATE THIS EVENING...
THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN CLEARING.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville