Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Fri Apr 18 04:25:26 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

2014-04-18 04:28:24
Temp 32.9°F Hum 96 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 31.8 °F Pres 28.47 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-180900-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
130 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014
...FROST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING...
.OVERNIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FROST. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...AREAS OF FROST IN THE MORNING. PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTHEAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN CLEARING. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville