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GOES-West - Sector view: Tropical Pacific - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0120 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0120 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0130 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0130 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0140 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0140 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0150 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0200 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0210 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0220 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0230 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0230 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0240 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0240 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0250 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0300 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0310 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 21 Oct 2019 - 0310 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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