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GOES-West - Sector view: Pacific Northwest - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0941 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0941 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0946 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0946 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0951 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0951 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0956 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 0956 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1001 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1001 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1006 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1006 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1011 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1011 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1016 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1016 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1021 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1021 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1026 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1026 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1031 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1031 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1036 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 17 Jun 2019 - 1036 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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