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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 PM GMT on October 20, 2014 (6:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 202354Z 33006KT 10SM CLR 17/03 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP164 T01720033 10222 20172 53006
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 PM GMT on October 20, 2014 (6:54 PM CDT):
TAF KDSM 202334Z 2100/2124 34007KT P6SM FEW300
     FM210400 05003KT P6SM SKC
     FM211500 10006KT P6SM SKC=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 20 23:34
VALID TIME: 21 October AT 00:00Z to 21 October AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 340 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 300 FEW
NEW WX STARTING: 04:00Z
   WINDS: 50 AT 3
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
NEW WX STARTING: 15:00Z
   WINDS: 100 AT 6
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 PM GMT on October 20, 2014 (6:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 PM GMT on October 20, 2014 (6:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 202045
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 6 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 210300
.
NO SGFNT IFR EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z
AREA 1...IFR KS MO OK AR LA MS
BOUNDED BY 40SSW MCI-30SSE COU-70SE SGF-40E LIT-30WNW IGB-20SSE
MHZ-20SSE MLC-40SSW MCI
VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS DVLPG 06-09Z. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
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AREA 2...MTN OBSCN KY
BOUNDED BY HNN-HMV-LOZ-HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR. CONDS DVLPG 06-09Z. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
....
CHIT WA 202247 AMD
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 4 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 210300
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AIRMET TURB...MO WI LM MI IL IN KY AR TN AL...UPDT
FROM 40E BAE TO DXO TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 60ESE
SGF TO 40E BAE
MOD TURB BTN FL300 AND FL400. CONDS ENDG 00-03Z.
...NEW AIRMET...
....
CHIZ WA 202045
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 3 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 210300
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NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 025-140 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL 040-090 BOUNDED BY 40NNW INL-YQT-80S YQT-40E RHI-
      20ENE GRB-40SSE GRB-30E BAE-20NW GIJ-40SSW GIJ-40W BVT-30S
      DLL-20WNW DLL-60S DLH-40NNW INL
   040 ALG 70WNW YQT-60NNW RHI-30ESE RHI-50NE GRB-20SE SSM
   080 ALG 40NW INL-40NW EAU-30ESE JOT-50SW ROD
   120 ALG 50SSE YWG-30SSW UIN-40ENE ARG
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 PM GMT on October 20, 2014 (6:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 PM GMT on October 20, 2014 (6:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 10/024 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1043706) 413505.00N0933830.00W (3.2NM NNE DSM) 1236.9FT (406.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1410200826-1411040826
CREATED: 20 Oct 2014 08:26:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 10/022 DSM NAV ILS RWY 13 GP OUT OF SERVICE 1410190700-1410271800EST
CREATED: 19 Oct 2014 07:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 10/020 DSM RWY 5 RVRT OUT OF SERVICE 1410172034-1410252100
CREATED: 17 Oct 2014 20:34:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 10/019 DSM RWY 23 RWY END IDENTIFIER LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1410172030-1410252100
CREATED: 17 Oct 2014 20:33:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 10/018 DSM RWY 23 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1410172020-1410252100
CREATED: 17 Oct 2014 20:30:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 10/017 DSM NAV ILS RWY 5 OUT OF SERVICE 1410172020-1410252100
CREATED: 17 Oct 2014 20:27:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 10/016 DSM RWY 5 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1410172020-1410252100
CREATED: 17 Oct 2014 20:25:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 10/015 DSM RWY 5 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1410172020-1410252100
CREATED: 17 Oct 2014 20:22:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 10/014 DSM SVC TERMINAL AREA SURVEILLANCE RADAR /SECONDARY
SURVEILLANCE RADAR OUT OF SERVICE 1410201300-1410202100CREATED: 17 Oct 2014 13:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 10/013 DSM SVC MICROBURST/WINDSHEAR DETECTION SYSTEM NOT AVBL 1410201300-1410202100
CREATED: 17 Oct 2014 13:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 10/012 DSM AD WIND SOCK FOR RWY 13 NOT LGTD 1410161710-1411212359EST
CREATED: 16 Oct 2014 17:10:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 10/010 DSM TWY D IN PAVEMENT RWY GUARD LGT BTN TWY D1 EAST AND
TWY D6 NOT STD 1410150656-1410242300CREATED: 15 Oct 2014 06:56:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/063 DSM TWY F CLSD 1409182249-1410311800
CREATED: 18 Sep 2014 23:01:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 09/062 DSM TWY E CLSD 1409182257-1410311800
CREATED: 18 Sep 2014 22:57:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 09/035 DSM OBST CRANE 413103N0934215W (1.25NM SW APCH END RWY 5)
1057FT (100FT AGL) FLAGGED AND LGTD 1409101200-1503092200ESTCREATED: 09 Sep 2014 17:13:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/023 DSM RWY 5/23 CLSD 1409081904-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 19:04:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/020 DSM TWY R BTN TWY D AND TWY B CLSD 1409081258-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 12:58:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/019 DSM TWY B BTN ELLIOTT AVIATION RAMP AND RWY 5/23 CLSD 1409081257-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 12:57:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/011 DSM TWY B BTN RWY 5/23 AND TWY P CLSD 1409051839-1410012359EST
CREATED: 05 Sep 2014 18:39:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/010 DSM RWY 13 VASI OUT OF SERVICE 1409051412-1509301800EST
CREATED: 05 Sep 2014 14:12:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/025 DSM TWY D BTN TWY D1 EAST AND TWY P CLSD 1407081908-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 19:09:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/021 DSM RWY 5 LAND AND HOLD SHORT OPERATIONS LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1407071953-1410312300
CREATED: 07 Jul 2014 19:54:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/020 DSM RWY 13 LAND AND HOLD SHORT OPERATIONS LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1407071952-1410312300
CREATED: 07 Jul 2014 19:53:00 SOURCE: DSM
!FDC 4/4505 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
   ILS OR LOC RWY 5, ORIG-B...   ILS OR LOC RWY 13, AMDT 9B...   ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23A...   RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, AMDT 1B...   RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, AMDT 1C...     CIRCLING CATS A/B/C MDA 1500/ HAA 542.     ELEVEN CRANES, UP TO 1139 MSL, 2.11 NM SW OF AIRPORT.1409121231-1504121231ESTCREATED: 12 Sep 2014 12:34:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4504 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
   HI ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 7...     CIRCLING CAT C MDA 1500/ HAA 542.     ELEVEN CRANES, UP TO 1139 MSL, 2.11 NM SW OF AIRPORT.     1409121231-1504121231ESTCREATED: 12 Sep 2014 12:34:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4503 DSM SID DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
   DES MOINES FIVE DEPARTURE...     TAKEOFF MINIMUMS: RWY 23, 300 - 1 1/2 OR STANDARD WITH MINIMUM     CLIMB OF 293 FEET PER NM TO 1300. ALL OTHER DATA REMAINS AS     PUBLISHED.     1409121231-1504121231ESTCREATED: 12 Sep 2014 12:34:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4502 DSM ODP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
   TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AND (OBSTACLE) DEPARTURE PROCEDURES AMDT 11...     TAKEOFF MINIMUMS: RWY 23, 300 - 1 1/2 OR STANDARD WITH MINIMUM     CLIMB OF 293 FEET PER NM TO 1300. ALL OTHER DATA REMAINS AS     PUBLISHED.     1409121231-1504121231ESTCREATED: 12 Sep 2014 12:33:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4501 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
   RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, AMDT 1A...     LNAV/VNAV DA 1497/ HAT 566 ALL CATS. VIS 1 1/2 ALL CATS.     LNAV MDA 1440/ HAT 509 ALL CATS. VIS CAT C/D RVR 5500.     CIRCLING CATS A/B/C MDA 1500/ HAA 542.     VDP 1.43 NM TO RWY 5.     FOR INOPERATIVE MALSR, INCREASE LPV ALL CATS VISIBILITY TO RVR     5000 AND LNAV/VNAV ALL CATS VISIBILITY TO 1 7/8 AND LNAV CATS      C/D VISIBILITY TO 1 5/8.     ELEVEN CRANES, UP TO 1139 MSL, 2.11 NM SW OF AIRPORT.     1409121231-1504121231ESTCREATED: 12 Sep 2014 12:33:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 PM GMT on October 20, 2014 (6:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 201845
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 211300
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 210700...OTLK VALID 210700-211300
ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY
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SEE AIRMET SIERRA FOR IFR CONDS AND MTN OBSCN.
TS IMPLY SEV OR GTR TURB SEV ICE LLWS AND IFR CONDS.
NON MSL HGTS DENOTED BY AGL OR CIG.
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SYNOPSIS...19Z STNR FNT OVR WRN ND-WRN SD. CDFNT SRN LH-NERN
IN-SRN IL-SW MO-SW OK-NERN NM. 13Z STNR FNT WRN ND-WRN SD-N CNTRL
NEB.
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ND
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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SD
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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NE
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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KS
SW...SKC. OTLK...VFR BECMG 0911 IFR CIG BR.
SE...SKC. OTLK...VFR BECMG 1012 MVFR BR.
RMNDR...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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MN
NRN...BKN030 TOP 050. BECMG 2023 SCT030. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SCT030. BECMG 2023 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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IA
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
N HLF...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...BKN080 TOP 140. BECMG 2023 SCT080. OTLK...VFR.
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WI
NW...BKN050 TOP 070. BECMG 2201 SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN030 TOP 090. BECMG 2023 BKN050. BECMG 0003 BKN030.
OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SKC. BECMG 2023 BKN050 TOP 080. BECMG 0003 SCT050.
OTLK...VFR.
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LS UPR MI
BKN030 TOP 100. ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N HLF...BKN030 LYRD 150. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHRA.
OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
S HLF...BKN030 LYRD FL220. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL350. BECMG
2023 BKN030. ISOL -SHRA. BECMG 0002 BKN050. ISOL -SHRA. BECMG
0306 BKN020. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
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IL
NRN...SCT040. 03Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SCT080. BECMG 2023 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
N HLF...BKN050 TOP FL180. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL350. BECMG
2022 SCT050. BECMG 2302 BKN050 TOP 120. BECMG 0306 BKN030 TOP
080. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
S HLF...BKN080 LYRD FL200. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL380. BECMG
2022 BKN050. ISOL -SHRA. 02Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR BECMG 0810 MVFR
CIG BR.
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KY
W...BKN070 LYRD FL250. ISOL -SHRA. BECMG 2023 SCT070 BKN CI.
OTLK..VFR.
CNTRL...BKN080 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL400. BECMG 2022 ISOL -SHRA. BECMG 2302 BKN050. OTLK...VFR BECMG
0810 MVFR CIG BR BECMG 1112 IFR CIG BR.
E...BKN100 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL380.
BECMG 2302 ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR BECMG 0911 IFR CIG BR.
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