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GOES-East - Sector view: Tropical Atlantic - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0520 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0520 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0530 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0530 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0540 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0540 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0550 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0550 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0600 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0600 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0610 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0610 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0620 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0620 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0630 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0630 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0640 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0640 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0650 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0650 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0700 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0700 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0710 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 17 Oct 2021 - 0710 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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