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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2221 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2221 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2236 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2236 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2241 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2241 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2246 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2246 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2251 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2251 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2256 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2256 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2301 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2301 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2306 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2306 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2311 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2311 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2316 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2316 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2321 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2321 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2326 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2326 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2331 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2331 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2336 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2336 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2341 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2341 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2351 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2351 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2356 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 01 Dec 2022 - 2356 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 02 Dec 2022 - 0001 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 02 Dec 2022 - 0001 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 02 Dec 2022 - 0006 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 02 Dec 2022 - 0006 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 02 Dec 2022 - 0011 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 02 Dec 2022 - 0011 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 02 Dec 2022 - 0016 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 02 Dec 2022 - 0016 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 02 Dec 2022 - 0021 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 02 Dec 2022 - 0021 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)