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18 Oct 2019 - 08:45 EDT
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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 - 18 Oct 2019 - 0800 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 0800 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 0830 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 0830 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 0900 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 0900 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 0930 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 0930 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1000 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1000 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1030 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1030 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1100 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1100 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1130 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1130 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1200 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1200 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1210 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1220 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid for
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1230 UTC
Air Mass - RGB composite based on the data from IR and WV - 18 Oct 2019 - 1230 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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