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GOES-East - Sector view: Southeast - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1241 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1241 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1246 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1251 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1256 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1301 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1306 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1311 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1316 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1321 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1326 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1331 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1336 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Jun 2019 - 1336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
 

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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