Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Fri Jul 25 11:56:37 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

2014-07-24 16:07:27
Temp 63.5°F Hum 99 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 63.3 °F Pres 28.03 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-251800-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
1030 AM EDT FRI JUL 25 2014
.REST OF TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN
60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville