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GOES-East - Sector view: Great Lakes - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1836 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1836 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1841 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1841 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1846 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1846 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1851 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1851 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1856 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1856 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1901 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1901 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1906 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1906 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1911 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1911 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1916 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1916 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1921 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1921 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1926 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1926 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1931 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1931 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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