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GOES-18 - Sector view: Pacific Northwest - Air Mass

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Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0331 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0331 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0336 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0336 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0341 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0341 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0346 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0346 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0351 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0351 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0356 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0356 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0401 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0401 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0406 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0406 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0411 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0411 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0416 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0416 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0421 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0421 UTC Latitude / Longitude grid
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0426 UTC
Air Mass - RGB based on data from IR & water vapor - 14 Aug 2022 - 0426 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)