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20 Nov 2019 - 04:47 EST
20 Nov 2019 - 09:47 UTC

GOES-West - Sector view: Alaska - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0740 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0740 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0750 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0750 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0800 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0800 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0810 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0810 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0820 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0820 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0830 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0830 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0840 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0840 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0850 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0850 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0900 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0900 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0910 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0910 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0920 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0920 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0930 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 20 Nov 2019 - 0930 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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