Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Mon Mar 2 11:25:34 EST 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

2015-03-02 11:31:06
Temp 44.2°F Hum 36 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 18.8 °F Pres 28.26 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-021800-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
930 AM EST MON MAR 2 2015
.REST OF TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND SLEET IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF FREEZING RAIN OR SLEET AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. ICE ACCUMULATION AROUND A TRACE. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...RAIN OR FREEZING RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SHOWERS. NOT AS COOL WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...RAIN OR SNOW. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...RAIN OR SNOW LIKELY. COOLER WITH HIGHS IN THE MID
30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLD WITH LOWS 10 TO 15.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLD WITH LOWS AROUND 20.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville