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

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2036 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2036 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2041 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2041 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2046 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2046 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2051 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2051 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2056 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2056 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2101 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2101 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2106 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2106 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2111 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2111 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2116 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2116 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2121 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2121 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2126 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2126 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2131 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2131 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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