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

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1651 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1651 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1656 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1656 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1701 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1701 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1706 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1706 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1711 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1711 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1716 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1716 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1721 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1721 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1726 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1726 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1731 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1731 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1736 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1736 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1741 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1741 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1746 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Oct 2021 - 1746 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
 

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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