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19 Oct 2019 - 09:40 EDT
19 Oct 2019 - 13:40 UTC

GOES-East Full Disk - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1130 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1130 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1140 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1140 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1150 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1150 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1200 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1200 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1210 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1210 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1220 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1220 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1230 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1230 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1240 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1240 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1250 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1250 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1300 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1300 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1310 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1310 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1320 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Oct 2019 - 1320 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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