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GOES-East - Sector view: Canada - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2140 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2140 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2150 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2210 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2250 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2340 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2340 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2350 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2019 - 2350 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0000 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0050 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0050 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0100 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0120 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0120 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0150 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0220 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
 

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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