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GOES-West - Sector view: Hawaii - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0221 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0236 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0241 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0246 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0251 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0256 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0301 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0306 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0311 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0316 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0316 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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