Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Fri Mar 27 04:05:27 EDT 2015

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

2015-03-27 04:11:04
Temp 40.3°F Hum 100 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 40.4 °F Pres 27.82 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-270900-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
155 AM EDT FRI MAR 27 2015
.OVERNIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 90 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY...RAIN...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. COOLER WITH
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF
RAIN 80 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...
BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville