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GOES-East - Sector view: Central America - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1430 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1430 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1440 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1440 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1450 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1450 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1500 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1500 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1510 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1510 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1520 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1520 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1530 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1530 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1540 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1540 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1550 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1550 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1600 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1600 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1610 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1610 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1620 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 22 Sep 2020 - 1620 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
 

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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