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

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 0615 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 0615 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 0730 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 0730 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 0745 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 0745 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 0930 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 0930 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 0945 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 0945 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1015 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1015 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1030 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1100 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1115 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1115 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1201 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1206 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1211 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1216 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1221 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1231 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1236 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1241 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1251 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1256 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1306 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1311 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1316 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1321 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1326 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1336 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1341 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1341 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1346 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1346 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1351 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1351 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1356 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1406 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1406 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1411 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1411 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1416 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1416 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1421 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1421 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1426 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1426 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1431 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1431 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1436 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1436 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1441 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1451 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1456 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1506 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1511 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1511 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1516 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1516 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1521 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1526 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1531 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1531 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1536 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1536 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1546 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1546 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1551 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1551 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1601 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1601 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1606 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1606 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1611 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1611 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1616 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1616 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1621 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1621 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1626 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1626 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1631 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1631 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1636 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1636 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1641 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1641 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1646 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1646 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1651 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 28 Feb 2021 - 1651 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.

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