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GOES-East - Sector view: Southern Plains - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2136 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2136 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2141 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2141 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2146 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2146 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2151 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2151 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2156 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2156 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2201 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2201 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2206 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2206 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2211 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2211 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2216 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2216 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2221 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2221 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2226 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2226 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2231 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 04 Apr 2020 - 2231 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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