Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Wed Aug 27 04:45:26 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

2014-08-27 04:49:58
Temp 67.6°F Hum 67 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 56.2 °F Pres 28.17 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-271200-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
430 AM EDT WED AUG 27 2014
.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT...CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TODAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 60S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 70.
.LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 40 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. CHANCE OF RAIN 30 PERCENT.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville