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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0031 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0031 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0041 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0041 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0046 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0046 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0051 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0051 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0056 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0056 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0106 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0106 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0111 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0111 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0116 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0116 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0121 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0121 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0131 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0131 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0146 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0146 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0151 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 May 2022 - 0151 UTC
 

About Air Mass

Air Mass RGB is used to diagnose the environment surrounding synoptic systems by enhancing temperature and moisture characteristics of airmasses. Cyclogenesis can be inferred by the identification of warm, dry, ozone-rich descending stratospheric air associated with jet streams and potential vorticity (PV) anomalies. The RGB can be used to validate the location of PV anomalies in model data. Additionally, this RGB can distinguish between polar and tropical airmasses, especially along upper-level frontal boundaries and identify high-, mid-, and low-level clouds.

• For more details, see the Air Mass RGB Guide, (PDF, 1.1 MB)