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GOES-East - Sector view: Southeast - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0826 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0826 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0831 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0831 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0836 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0836 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0841 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0841 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0846 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0846 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0851 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0851 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0856 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0856 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0901 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0901 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0906 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0906 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0911 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0911 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0916 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0916 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0921 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Mar 2021 - 0921 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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