Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Thu Oct 30 14:05:37 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

2014-10-30 14:10:11
Temp 51.8°F Hum 47 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 32.0 °F Pres 28.09 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-302100-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
130 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014
.THIS AFTERNOON...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTH WINDS AROUND
5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
HIGHS AROUND 60. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
AROUND 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 40S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
10 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. COLD WITH LOWS AROUND 30.
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 60S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville