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30 Sep 2022 - 23:09 EDT
1 Oct 2022 - 03:09 UTC

Post-tropical Cyclone Colin - Air Mass at 35.2°N - 77.0°W

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1440 UTC
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1510 UTC
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1520 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1530 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1530 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1540 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1540 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1550 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1550 UTC
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1600 UTC
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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1620 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1630 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1630 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1640 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 03 Jul 2022 - 1640 UTC
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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)