Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Sat Nov 22 22:25:31 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

2014-11-22 22:29:13
Temp 40.0°F Hum 34 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 13.6 °F Pres 28.27 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-231000-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
930 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014
.REST OF TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN
NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW. HIGHS
AROUND 40. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 30.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville