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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 - 02 Apr 2020 - 1706 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1706 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1711 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1711 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1716 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1716 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1721 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1721 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1726 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1726 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1731 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1731 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1736 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1736 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1741 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1741 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1746 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1746 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1751 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1751 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1756 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1756 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1801 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 02 Apr 2020 - 1801 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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