Observing Conditions at the Fan Mountain Observatory

Updated Fri Jan 30 08:55:31 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

2015-01-30 09:00:16
Temp 33.6°F Hum 53 % Rain Rate 0.000 "/min
Dew 18.1 °F Pres 28.03 "Hg Rain 1h 0.000"

NWS Forecast for Albemarle County (Discussion)


VAZ037-301700-
ALBEMARLE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHARLOTTESVILLE
850 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015
.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED FLURRIES THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 18. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO
15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN OR SNOW OR FREEZING RAIN. LOWS AROUND 30.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS IN THE
MID 30S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. COLDER WITH LOWS AROUND 10 ABOVE.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE MID 30S.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S.

NWS Current Conditions in Charlottesville