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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:54 AM GMT on July 06, 2015 (3:54 AM CDT):
METAR KDSM 060854Z 16010KT 10SM FEW060 SCT080 OVC180 25/22 A2981 RMK AO2 TSE52 SLP083 CONS LTGICCC DSNT NE-SE TS MOV NE CB DSNT NE-SE MOV NE T02500217 58014
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:54 AM GMT on July 06, 2015 (3:54 AM CDT):
KDSM 060907Z 0609/0706 17011KT P6SM SCT060 BKN150
     FM061200 19012KT P6SM SCT035 BKN100
     FM062100 25014KT P6SM VCTS SCT010 BKN025CB
     FM070000 34014KT P6SM SCT035=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IAAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME:  6  9: 7
VALID TIME: 6 July AT 09:00Z to 7 July AT 06:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 170 AT 11
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 60 SCT
   CLOUDS: 150 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 12:00Z
   WINDS: 190 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 35 SCT
   CLOUDS: 100 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 21:00Z
   WINDS: 250 AT 14
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: VCTS
   CLOUDS: 10 SCT
   CLOUDS: 25 BKN WITH CB
NEW WX STARTING: 00:00Z
   WINDS: 340 AT 14
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 35 SCT
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:54 AM GMT on July 06, 2015 (3:54 AM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:54 AM GMT on July 06, 2015 (3:54 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 060845
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 1 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 061500
.
AIRMET IFR...SD NE MN IA WI LS MI
FROM 50NW INL TO 50N SAW TO 50WNW IOW TO OBH TO 50E AKO TO BFF
TO 70SW RAP TO 40W RAP TO 40WNW RWF TO 20ENE BRD TO 50NW INL
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
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AIRMET IFR...ND SD MN
FROM 50NW INL TO 20ENE BRD TO 40ENE DPR TO 50NNW ISN TO 50NNW
MOT TO 80SW YWG TO 50NW INL
VIS BLW 3SM HZ/FU. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET IFR...MO MI IL IN KY TX AR TN LA MS AL
FROM FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 50SW PZD TO 40W CEW TO
20SE LFK TO 40SSE FSM TO 70E SGF TO 50WSW AXC TO 40W BVT TO FWA
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
....
CHIT WA 060845
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 1 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 061500
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AIRMET TURB...MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY
FROM 20SSE INL TO 50WNW SSM TO 50NNW ASP TO 30SSE ECK TO FWA TO
CVG TO PXV TO 50NE MCI TO 20SSE INL
MOD TURB BTN FL270 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
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OTLK VALID 1500-2100Z...TURB IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY TN AL
BOUNDED BY 50ENE DLH-SSM-20NE YVV-30SE ECK-FWA-CVG-50W GQO-40SSE
DYR-UIN-50ENE DLH
MOD TURB BTN FL270 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG THRU 21Z.
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CHIZ WA 060845
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 4 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 061500
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NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 090-170 ACRS AREA
   120 ALG 100SE MLS-90SE MLS-50SSW BIS-30NNE FAR-50ENE INL
   160 ALG 40SSE SNY-40WNW MCK-40WNW ICT-30ESE ICT-60SE ICT
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:54 AM GMT on July 06, 2015 (3:54 AM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:54 AM GMT on July 06, 2015 (3:54 AM CDT):
!DSM 05/113 DSM AD SMGCS OPERATIONS NOT AVBL 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 19:27:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 05/110 DSM TWY D1 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:25:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/109 DSM TWY D BTN TWY E AND TWY D1 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:24:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/108 DSM TWY D2 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:23:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/107 DSM TWY R3 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:22:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/106 DSM TWY R BTN TWY D AND TWY R3 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:21:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/105 DSM TWY D BTN TWY R AND TWY D6 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:20:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/104 DSM TWY B BTN AIR NATIONAL GUARD SOUTH RAMP AND TWY D CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:18:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/103 DSM TWY A CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:15:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/102 DSM RWY 13/31 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:12:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/098 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 FOREM LOM OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/097 DSM RWY 31 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/096 DSM RWY 31 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/095 DSM RWY 13 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/094 DSM RWY 13/31 RVR OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/093 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/092 DSM NAV ILS RWY 13 OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 02/101 DSM OBST CRANE (ASN UNKNOWN) 413949N0933949W (1NM NW DSM)
 1002FT (60FT AGL) SR-SS 1502171439-1607082200CREATED: 17 Feb 2015 14:39:00 SOURCE: DSM
!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 09/010 DSM RWY 13 VASI OUT OF SERVICE 1409051412-1509301800EST
CREATED: 05 Sep 2014 14:12:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!FDC 5/8157 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.CHANGE INOP MALSR NOTE TO READ: FOR INOPERATIVE MALSR, INCREASE LPVALL CATS VISIBILITY TO RVR 5000, LNAV/VNAV ALL CATS VISIBILITY TO 17/8, AND LNAV CATS C/D VISIBILITY TO 1 5/8.ELEVEN CRANES, UP TO 1139 MSL, 2.11 NM SW OF AIRPORT.1504152253-1511122253ESTCREATED: 15 Apr 2015 22:53:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/8155 DSM IAP U.S. DOD 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.1504152253-1511122253ESTCREATED: 15 Apr 2015 22:53:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/8154 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
ILS OR LOC RWY 13, AMDT 9B...ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23B...ILS OR LOC RWY 5, ORIG-B...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 1139MSL, 2.11 NM SW OF AIRPORT.1504152253-1511122253ESTCREATED: 15 Apr 2015 22:53:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/8153 DSM ODP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AND (OBSTACLE) DEPARTURE PROCEDURES AMDT 11...TAKE-OFF MINIMUMS: RWY 23, 300 - 1 1/2 OR STANDARD WITH MINIMUMCLIMB OF 293 FEET PER NM TO 1300.ALL OTHER DATA REMAINS AS PUBLISHED. 1504152253-1511122253ESTCREATED: 15 Apr 2015 22:53:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/8152 DSM SID DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
DES MOINES FIVE DEPARTURE...TAKE-OFF MINIMUMS: RWY 23, 300 - 1 1/2 OR STANDARD WITH MINIMUMCLIMB OF 293 FEET PER NM TO 1300.ALL OTHER DATA REMAINS AS PUBLISHED. 1504152253-1511122253ESTCREATED: 15 Apr 2015 22:53:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:54 AM GMT on July 06, 2015 (3:54 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 060145
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 062000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 061400...OTLK VALID 061400-062000
ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY
.
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.
.
SYNOPSIS...CDFNT EXTDS FROM SWRN QUE ACRS NWRN MN..THRU A LOW OVR
CNTRL SD..THEN CONTD SWWD ACRS NRN PTNS OF NEB PNHDL WWD INTO WY.
SFC TROF EXTDD FROM SD LOW ACRS SWRN NEB AND SERN CO INTO SERN NM
AND FAR WEST TX. BY 20Z...A CDFNT WILL EXTD FROM NERN ONT SWWD
ACRS CNTRL LS..NWRN WI..SWRN IA ..THRU A LOW OVR NWRN OK..THEN
WILL CONT ACRS TX PNHDL AND NERN NM NWD ALG THE ERN SLPS OF
ROCKIES IN CO.
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ND
SERN...BKN035-050 BKN-OVC080-100 LYRD FL200 OVC CI. WDLY SCT
-SHRA. OCNL VIS 5SM HZ. OTLK...MVFR HZ.
REST OF ND...SCT050 BKN080-100 LYRD FL200 BKN CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM
HZ FU. OTLK...MVFR HZ FU.
.
SD
NWRN...BKN035-050 BKN-OVC080-100 LYRD FL200 OVC CI. WDLY SCT
-SHRA. OCNL VIS 5SM HZ. OTLK...MVFR HZ.
REST OF SD...BKN050 OVC080-100 LYRD FL240. WDLY SCT TSRA CB TOPS
FL410. TS POSS SEV. BECMG 0811 OVR NERN-CNTRL-SWRN SXNS
OVC080-100. ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHRA SERN SXNS ELSW
VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL-CNTRL-NERN...BKN060 OVC100-120 LYRD FL240. WDLY SCT -TSRA
CB TOPS FL410. TS POSS SEV DMSHG BY 08Z. AFT 08Z
BKN-OVC035-050. WDLY SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...MVFR CIGS
SHRA.
SERN...SCT150 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR BECMG 1720 MVFR CIGS TSRA/SHRA.
.
KS
EXTRM NWRN...BKN060 OVC100-120 LYRD FL240. WDLY SCT TSRA CB TOPS
FL410. TS POSS SEV. AFT 08Z BKN-OVC035-050. WDLY SCT
-SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHRA.
REST OF KS...SCT100 SCT-BKN150 TOPS FL200. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
NRN...
EXTRM NWRN PTNS...SCT050-060 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM HZ FU.
   OTLK...MVFR HZ FU.
REST OF AREA...SCT-BK030 BKN-OVC035-050 LYRD FL240. WDLY SCT
   -TSRA CB TOPS FL390. TS POSS SEV. BECMG 0508 BKN025-030
   VIS 3-5SM -SHRA BR. OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHRA BR.
CNTRL AND SWRN...SCT050 BKN150 TOPS FL200 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA
DVLPG. BECMG 0508 SCT-BKN030 OVC035-050 LYRD FL240. WDLY SCT
-TSRA CB TOPS FL390. TS POSS SEV. BECMG 0811 CIGS OVC010-020
VIS 3-5SM -SHRA BR. OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHRA BR.
SERN...SCT-BKN CI. BECMG 0811 SCT050 BKN150 TOPS FL200 BKN CI.
ISOL -TSRA DVLPG. BECMG 1114 SCT-BKN030 OVC035-050 LYRD
FL240. WDLY SCT -TSRA CB TOPS FL390. OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHRA BR.
.
IA
NWRN...SCT050 BKN150 TOPS FL200 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA DVLPG. BECMG
0508 SCT-BKN030 OVC035-050 LYRD FL240. WDLY SCT -TSRA CB TOPS
FL390. TS POSS SEV. BECMG 0811 CIGS OVC010-020 VIS 3-5SM
-SHRA BR. OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHRA BR.
REST OF AREA...SCT100-120 SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NRN AND ERN...SCT050 SCT CI. BECMG 0205 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 5SM HZ.
BECMG 0811 SKC OCNL SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR HZ. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...FEW060 BKN-SCT120 TOPS FL180 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA CB TOPS
FL350. BECMG 0205 SCT080-100 SCT150. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI MI LS LM LH
NWRN WI/WRN UPR MI/CNTRL AND WRN LS...SCT-BKN CI. BECMG 0508
SCT050 BKN150 TOPS FL200 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA DVLPG. BECMG 0811
SCT-BKN030 OVC035-050 LYRD FL240. WDLY SCT -TSRA CB TOPS
FL370. OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHRA BR.
REST OF WI/ERN UPR MI/ERN LS...FEW100 SCT150 SCT-BKN CI. OCNL
VIS 5SM BR HZ DVLPG. OTLK...VFR.
SERN LWR MI-SRN LH...BKN CI. OCNL BECMG 0508 OCNL VIS 5SM HZ.
OTLK...VFR.
LM/REST OF LWR MI-LH...SKC OCNL SCT CI. BECMG 0508 VIS 3-5SM BR
HZ. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
SKC OCNL SCT CI. BECMG 0811 OCNL VIS 5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
BKN-SCT CI. BECMG 0811 OCNL VIS 5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
WRN AND CNTRL...SKC OCNL SCT035-050. BECMG 0508 VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...MVFR BR BECMG 1417 VFR.
ERN...BKN035-050 OVC100 LYRD FL200. ISOL -SHRA. BECMG 0205 CIGS
OVC010-020 VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIGS BR BECMG 1417 MVFR
CIGS.
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