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GOES-East - Sector view: Gulf of Mexico - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0441 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0446 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0451 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0456 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0501 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0501 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0506 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0506 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0511 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0511 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0516 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0516 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0521 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0521 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0526 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0526 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0531 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0531 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0536 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0536 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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