Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Wed Nov 26 08:45:32 EST 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

2014-11-26 08:51:06
Temp 35.2°F Hum 100 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 35.1 °F Pres 28.06 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-261600-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
748 AM EST WED NOV 26 2014
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING...
.TODAY...SNOW...RAIN. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS
AROUND 30. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT
AND VARIABLE. CHANCE OF SNOW 40 PERCENT.
.THANKSGIVING DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. NORTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 40. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...
BECOMING WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID 40S.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 60.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS AROUND 50.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville