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GOES-East - Sector view: Pacific Southwest - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1521 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1526 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1531 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1531 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1536 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1536 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1541 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1541 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1546 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1546 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1551 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1551 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1556 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1556 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1601 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1601 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1606 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1606 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1611 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1611 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1616 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1616 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1621 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1621 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1626 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1626 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1631 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1631 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1636 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1636 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1646 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1646 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1651 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1651 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1656 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1656 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1706 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1706 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1711 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1711 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1716 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1716 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1721 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1721 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1726 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1726 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)