Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Wed Sep 17 23:35:18 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

2014-09-17 23:39:00
Temp 61.3°F Hum 70 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 51.6 °F Pres 28.07 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-181000-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
1030 PM EDT WED SEP 17 2014
.REST OF TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE MID 50S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED
SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN
40 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN
40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville