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GOES-West - Sector view: Pacific Southwest - Air Mass*

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1536 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1536 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1541 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1541 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1546 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1546 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1551 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1551 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1556 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1556 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1601 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1601 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1606 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1606 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1611 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1611 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1616 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1616 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1621 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1621 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1626 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1626 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1631 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1631 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1636 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1636 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1641 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1641 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1646 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1646 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1651 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1651 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1656 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1656 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1701 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1701 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1706 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1706 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1711 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1711 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1716 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1716 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1721 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1721 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1726 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1726 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1731 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1731 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1736 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1736 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1741 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1741 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1746 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1746 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1751 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1751 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1756 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1756 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1801 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1801 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1806 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1806 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1811 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1811 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1816 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1816 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1821 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1821 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1826 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1826 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1831 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1831 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1836 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1836 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1841 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1841 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1846 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1846 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1851 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1851 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1856 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1856 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1901 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1901 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1906 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1906 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1911 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1911 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1916 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1916 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1921 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1921 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1926 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1926 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1931 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1931 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1936 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1936 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1941 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1941 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1946 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1946 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1951 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1951 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1956 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 1956 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2001 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2006 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2011 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2011 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2016 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2016 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2021 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2021 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2026 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2031 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Jan 2022 - 2031 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)

*GOES-17 Infrared Image Quality

During post-launch testing of the GOES-17 ABI instrument, an issue with the instrument's cooling system was discovered. The loop heat pipe (LHP) subsystem, which transfers heat from the ABI electronics to the radiator, is not operating at its designed capacity. The consequence of this is that the ABI detectors cannot be maintained at their intended temperatures under certain orbital conditions. This is preventing adequate cooling for some of the infrared (IR) channels on the instrument during parts of the night, leading to partial loss of ABI imagery. Learn more.