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GOES-East - Sector view: Northeast - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0446 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0451 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0456 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0506 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0511 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0511 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0516 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0516 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0521 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0526 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0536 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0536 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0546 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0546 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0556 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0556 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0601 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Sep 2019 - 0601 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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