NOAA GOES Image Viewer website
19 Aug 2022 - 10:14 EDT
19 Aug 2022 - 14:14 UTC

GOES-18 - Sector view: Alaska - Air Mass

2 hour loop - 12 images - 10 minute update

To enlarge, pause animation & click the image. Hover over popups to zoom. Use slider to navigate.

  

  

  
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1150 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1150 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1210 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1210 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1220 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1220 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1230 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1230 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1240 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1240 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1250 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1250 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1300 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1300 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1320 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1320 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1330 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1330 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1340 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1340 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1350 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1350 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1400 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 19 Aug 2022 - 1400 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)