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GOES-East - Sector view: Gulf of Mexico - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1416 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1416 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1421 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1421 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1426 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1426 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1431 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1431 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1436 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1436 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1441 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1446 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1451 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1456 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1501 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1501 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1506 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1511 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Jun 2020 - 1511 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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