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

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1406 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1406 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1411 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1411 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1416 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1416 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1421 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1421 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1426 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1426 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1431 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1431 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1436 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1436 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1441 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1441 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1446 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1446 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1451 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1451 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1456 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1456 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1501 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 28 Nov 2022 - 1501 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)