All of the weather forecasts agree that Saturday evening will be cloudy. They disagree only on how early rain will begin. Not suitable conditions for observing the night sky so tomorrow’s public night is canceled. Clear skies for the future, R J ‘Tree’ Greenwood Site Coordinator Please read the C.M. Crockett Page for park details.[...]
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Forecasts aren’t good for today, so I’m cancelling the public night. Ray Young Great Meadow site coordinator ———– See front page of NOVAC Site for changes to event. More information about Great Meadow including directions and parking visit the Great Meadow Site page.
Although the Clear Sky Chart shows only 20 to 40% cloud cover, the ClearOutside site predicts over 80% of the sky obscured by clouds. WeatherUnderground says 39 to 70% and AccuWeather says ~90% cloud cover. Other paid weather-guessers predict partly or mostly cloudy and most give a five to fifteen percent chance of measurable precipitation.[...]