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GOES-West Full Disk - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 0920 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 0920 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 0930 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 0930 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 0940 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 0940 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 0950 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 0950 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1000 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1000 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1010 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1010 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1020 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1020 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1030 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1030 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1040 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1040 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1050 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1050 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1100 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1100 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1110 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Aug 2019 - 1110 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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