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

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1856 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1856 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1901 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1901 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1906 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1906 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1911 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1911 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1916 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1916 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1921 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1921 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1926 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1926 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1931 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1931 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1936 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1936 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1941 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1941 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1946 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1946 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1951 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 18 Oct 2021 - 1951 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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