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GOES-East - Sector view: Upper Mississippi Valley - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1806 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1806 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1811 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1811 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1816 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1816 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1821 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1821 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1826 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1826 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1831 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1831 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1836 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1836 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1841 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1841 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1846 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1846 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1851 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1851 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1856 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1856 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1901 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1901 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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