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5 Dec 2020 - 03:49 EST
5 Dec 2020 - 08:49 UTC

GOES-East CONUS - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0746 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0746 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0751 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0751 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0756 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0756 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0801 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0801 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0806 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0806 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0811 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0811 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0816 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0816 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0821 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0821 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0826 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0826 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0831 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0831 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0836 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0836 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0841 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 05 Dec 2020 - 0841 UTC
 

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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