Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Tue Apr 28 10:26:00 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

2015-04-28 10:31:19
Temp 49.6°F Hum 54 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 33.5 °F Pres 28.02 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-281500-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
730 AM EDT TUE APR 28 2015
.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...
BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN
20 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
AROUND 50. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING WEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING EAST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN
60 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 80.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville