Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Mon Jul 28 18:25:41 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

2014-07-28 18:29:16
Temp 70.0°F Hum 54 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 52.4 °F Pres 27.92 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-290000-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
430 PM EDT MON JUL 28 2014
.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 80. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS AROUND 80. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville