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16 Jun 2019 - 22:49 EDT
17 Jun 2019 - 02:49 UTC

GOES-East CONUS - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0146 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0146 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0151 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0151 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0156 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0156 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0201 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0201 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0206 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0206 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0211 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0211 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0216 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0216 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0221 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0221 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0236 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0236 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0241 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0241 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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