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GOES-East - Sector view: Southeast - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 0946 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 0946 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 0951 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 0951 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 0956 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 0956 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1001 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1006 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1011 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1011 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1016 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1016 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1021 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1021 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1026 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1031 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1031 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1036 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1036 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1041 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 23 May 2022 - 1041 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)