Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Mon Mar 30 08:55:32 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

2015-03-30 09:01:58
Temp 41.0°F Hum 51 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 24.4 °F Pres 27.98 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-301615-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
839 AM EDT MON MAR 30 2015
.REST OF TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN
CLEARING. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH...
BECOMING WEST THIS AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS
UP TO 20 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST
AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville