Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Wed May 27 01:35:24 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

2015-05-27 01:42:02
Temp 68.5°F Hum 88 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 64.9 °F Pres 28.26 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-271000-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
1030 PM EDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.REST OF TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS
5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS
IN THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN
50 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville