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GOES-East - Sector view: Caribbean - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1010 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1020 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1020 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1030 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1040 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1040 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1050 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1050 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1100 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1110 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1110 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1120 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1120 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1130 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1130 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1140 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1140 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1150 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1200 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Oct 2020 - 1200 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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