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GOES-East - Sector view: Northeast - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2236 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2241 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2251 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2256 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2301 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2306 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2311 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2316 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2321 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2326 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2331 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 04 Jul 2022 - 2331 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)