New weather server is online and all functionality is enabled

Friday, April 16th, 2021 12:41pm EDT

We received the new weather server this week, and software has been uploaded and tested. All features are again available

Weather Server Failure

Monday, February 22nd, 2021 11:30am EST

The solid state drive on the weather server failed overnight on February 19th. We have a temporary server online updating the site with the current weather conditions. The locally generated radar images are still offline. We expect to have them back online later today.

Observatory Internet is Back Online

Friday, May 22nd, 2020 12:16pm EDT

Updated to the weather site are now fully operational after a tree came down during the windstorm on May 9th. We had been able to get intermittent data uploaded over the past two weeks, but now. the cable has been replaced and we are fully back online.

Local Radar Images are not uploading to website

Thursday, February 6th, 2020 10:05am EST

We are experiencing issues uploading the latest images from the local radar. we are working on the issue and hope to have it resolved shortly. You can click on the external link to the local radar image at KBOX radar station until we resolve the issue.

New Site Features, Upgrades and Repairs

Saturday, December 21st, 2019 9:24pm EST

We are in the process of repairing, upgrading and adding new features to the website. The overhaul was long over due. Below are the completed and in process list:


1) Daily Rain Detail Reports
2) Daily Temperature Reports
3) Freeze Reports (days below 32F)
4) NHC Tropical Reports
5) NOAA/EC Live Radio


1) USGC Earthquake Report
2) Space Weather (repaired 99%)
3) Nearby METAR Reports
4) Replace Lunar Phase Applet
5) Google Map Error Resolved
6) Updates to Ajax and PHP Site Files

we are working on additional features for the site and hope to make them live soon

All Sky Camera is offline

Saturday, December 21st, 2019 8:24pm EST

As many have noticed the sky camera is not posting images. The camera itself has failed. We are targeting spring for the camera replacement.

Local Weather is currently unavailable

Monday, May 20th, 2019 2:17pm EDT

We are experiencing a communications issue with the weather station data logger and the weather software. Local weather conditions are not available at this time. Weather forecasts and radar are functioning correctly. We are working on bringing the local weather back online as quickly as possible

National weather Service Forecasts are Back Online

Friday, March 2nd, 2018 12:35pm EST

The National Weather Service has migrated their forecasts from http to https. We have updated our scripts to reflect that change and the forecasts are now back online.

Website Refresh Issues resolved.

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 5:13pm EST

For the past couple months we have been experiencing refresh issues with the weather data. we have believe we have finally resolved all the refresh issues and have fixed the offending code. We appreciate your patience and hope you have a better experience with the website.

How to Safely view the Solar Eclipse on August 21st

Thursday, August 17th, 2017 11:19am EDT

If you want to safely view the solar eclipse on Monday August 21st and don’t have a pair of solar viewing glasses. Take a look at the video on this site:

To see what the eclipse will look like from your location go to here: