Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Fri Oct 24 13:55:25 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

2014-10-24 14:00:26
Temp 62.3°F Hum 32 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 32.3 °F Pres 28.05 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-242100-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
130 PM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014
.THIS AFTERNOON...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville