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GOES-West - Sector view: U.S. Pacific Coast - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 1930 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 1930 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 1940 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 1940 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 1950 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 1950 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2000 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2010 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2010 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2020 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2020 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2030 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2040 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2040 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2050 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2050 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2100 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2110 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2110 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2120 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 06 Dec 2019 - 2120 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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