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21 Aug 2019 - 00:54 EDT
21 Aug 2019 - 04:54 UTC

GOES-East Full Disk - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0230 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0230 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0240 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0240 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0250 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0250 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0300 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0300 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0310 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0310 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0330 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0330 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0340 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0340 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0400 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0400 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0410 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0410 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0420 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0420 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0430 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0430 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0440 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Aug 2019 - 0440 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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