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GOES-East - Sector view: Upper Mississippi Valley - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0811 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0811 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0816 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0816 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0821 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0821 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0826 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0826 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0831 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0831 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0836 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0836 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0841 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0841 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0846 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0846 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0851 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0851 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0856 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0856 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0901 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0901 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0906 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0906 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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