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TD Hanna - Air Mass at 24.1°N - 102.9°W

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1630 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1630 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1640 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1640 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1650 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1650 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1700 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1700 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1710 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1710 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1720 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1720 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1730 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1730 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1740 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1740 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1750 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1750 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1800 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1800 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1810 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1810 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1820 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1820 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1830 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1830 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1840 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1840 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1900 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1900 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1910 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1910 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1920 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1920 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1930 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1930 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1940 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1940 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1950 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 1950 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 2010 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 2010 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 2030 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 2030 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 2040 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 2040 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 2050 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jul 2020 - 2050 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)

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