Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Sat Dec 20 08:35:31 EST 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

2014-12-20 08:40:52
Temp 25.6°F Hum 81 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 20.5 °F Pres 28.27 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-201500-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
630 AM EST SAT DEC 20 2014
.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW THIS MORNING. HIGHS
AROUND 40. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 20 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS...BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. CHANCE OF RAIN
60 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 40S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF RAIN
70 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. CHANCE OF RAIN
70 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.CHRISTMAS DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville