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19 Oct 2021 - 23:46 EDT
20 Oct 2021 - 03:46 UTC

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

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0246 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0246 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0251 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0251 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0256 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0256 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0301 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0301 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0306 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0306 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0311 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0311 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0316 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0316 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0321 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0321 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0326 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0326 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0331 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0336 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0341 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 20 Oct 2021 - 0341 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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