Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Wed Oct 22 20:35:16 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

2014-10-22 20:40:30
Temp 47.8°F Hum 73 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 39.7 °F Pres 28.06 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-230300-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
730 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING...THEN CLEARING. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. WEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 70.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 60S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville