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GOES-East - Sector view: Mexico - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0440 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0440 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0500 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0500 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0510 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0510 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0520 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0520 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0530 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0530 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0540 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0540 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0550 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0550 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0600 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0600 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0610 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0610 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0620 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0620 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0630 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0630 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0640 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 27 Jun 2019 - 0640 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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