Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Sat Oct 25 18:45:16 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

2014-10-25 18:50:23
Temp 60.3°F Hum 46 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 39.2 °F Pres 27.90 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-260000-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
430 PM EDT SAT OCT 25 2014
.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville