Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Sun Apr 20 21:55:19 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

2014-04-20 21:59:18
Temp 49.8°F Hum 47 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 30.4 °F Pres 28.33 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-210300-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
730 PM EDT SUN APR 20 2014
.TONIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...
BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville