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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1236 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1236 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1241 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1246 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1251 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1301 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1306 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1311 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1326 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1331 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1336 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1341 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1341 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1346 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1346 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1351 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1351 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1356 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1401 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1406 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1411 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1411 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1416 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1421 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1426 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1426 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1431 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1431 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1436 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1436 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1441 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1446 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1451 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1501 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1511 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1516 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1516 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1521 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1526 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1531 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1531 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1536 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1536 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1546 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1546 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1551 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1551 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1556 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1556 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1601 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1606 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1616 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1616 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1621 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1626 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1626 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1631 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1631 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1636 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1636 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1641 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1641 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1646 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1646 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1651 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1651 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1701 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1701 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1706 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1706 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1711 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1711 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1716 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1716 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1721 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1721 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1726 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1726 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1731 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1731 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1736 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1736 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1741 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Jul 2022 - 1741 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.