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GOES-East - Sector view: Northern Rockies - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1106 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1111 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1116 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1121 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1126 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1126 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1131 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1131 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1136 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1136 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1141 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1141 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1146 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1146 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1151 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1151 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1156 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1156 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1201 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Mar 2021 - 1201 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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