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19 Apr 2021 - 08:36 EDT
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GOES-East - Sector view: Northeast - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1136 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1136 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1141 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1141 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1146 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1146 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1151 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1151 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1156 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1156 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1201 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1206 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1211 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1216 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1221 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 19 Apr 2021 - 1231 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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