Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Mon Sep 1 16:55:35 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

2014-09-01 16:59:43
Temp 83.3°F Hum 59 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 67.4 °F Pres 28.12 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-020000-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
430 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014
.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HOT WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE
OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HOT WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE
OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville