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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0221 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0221 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0236 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0236 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0241 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0241 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0246 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0246 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0251 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0251 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0256 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0256 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0301 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0301 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0306 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0306 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0311 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0311 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0316 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0316 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)