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14 May 2021 - 07:28 EDT
14 May 2021 - 11:28 UTC

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

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 0900 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 0900 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 0910 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 0910 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 0920 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 0920 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 0930 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 0930 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 0940 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 0940 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1000 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1010 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1020 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1020 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1030 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1040 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1040 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1100 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1110 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 14 May 2021 - 1110 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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