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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on February 06, 2016 (8:54 AM CST):
METAR KDSM 061454Z 28008KT 2 1/2SM BR OVC004 M01/M03 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP251 T10111028 50001
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on February 06, 2016 (8:54 AM CST):
KDSM 061418Z 0614/0712 26010KT 3SM BR OVC006
     FM061600 25010KT 6SM BR OVC008
     FM070000 24010KT P6SM SCT015 BKN120=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IAAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME:  6 14:18
VALID TIME: 6 February AT 14:00Z to 7 February AT 12:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 260 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: 3.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 6 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 16:00Z
   WINDS: 250 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: 6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 8 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 00:00Z
   WINDS: 240 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 15 SCT
   CLOUDS: 120 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on February 06, 2016 (8:54 AM CST):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on February 06, 2016 (8:54 AM CST):
CHIS WA 061445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 2 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 062100
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AIRMET IFR...SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL
FROM 60SSE YWG TO YQT TO YVV TO GRB TO BAE TO 50WNW JOT TO PWE
TO FSD TO BRD TO 60SSE YWG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z...IFR ND SD MN IA WI LM LS MI IL
BOUNDED BY 70NW MOT-20NW YQT-20NNW SSM-40SSW BAE-40N IRK-60SSW
FOD-50SW BRD-40N GFK-60ESE MOT-70NW MOT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
....
CHIT WA 061516 COR
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 062100
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD
FROM 50NNW ISN TO 80ENE MOT TO PIR TO 60NNW BFF TO 50NNW ISN
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL390. CONDS DVLPG 18-21Z. CONDS CONTG
BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS
FROM 80SW YWG TO 70S ABR TO GLD TO 70SW RAP TO 50NNW ISN TO 80SW
YWG
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET TURB...SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY...UPDT
FROM 20NNE INL TO YQT TO SSM TO FWA TO PXV TO 30N DYR TO RZC TO
OSW TO 50W LBL TO GLD TO 20NNE INL
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
...CORRECTED AIRMET...
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LLWS POTENTIAL...ND SD
BOUNDED BY 80SW YWG-60S ABR-60WNW RAP-40NNW ISN-80SW YWG
LLWS EXP. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z
AREA 1...TURB ND SD NE MN IA
BOUNDED BY 50NNW ISN-60WNW INL-70S FAR-30NNE OVR-SNY-70SW RAP-
50NNW ISN
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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AREA 2...TURB ND SD NE KS MN IA
BOUNDED BY 50S YWG-50SW BRD-FSD-GLD-70SW RAP-40NNW ISN-50S YWG
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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AREA 3...TURB KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA
MS AL AND CSTL WTRS...UPDT
BOUNDED BY YQT-SSM-YVV-30SE ECK-FWA-CVG-HNN-HMV-GQO-40S GQO-
40ESE IGB-120SSE LCH-120SSW LCH-80E BRO-90W BRO-DLF-90S MRF-20W
ELP-INK-20E TCC-50E ICT-YQT
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
...CORRECTED OUTLOOK...
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CHIZ WA 061445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 062100
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AIRMET ICE...ND SD MN
FROM 70WNW INL TO YQT TO DLH TO MSP TO 40SW RWF TO 30SE ABR TO
60NW RAP TO 50NNW ISN TO 70WNW INL
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL180. FRZLVL SFC-070. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z
THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET ICE...MN IA WI LM LS MI LH IL
FROM YQT TO YVV TO 30SW DXO TO OVR TO MSP TO DLH TO YQT
MOD ICE BLW 080. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z ENDG 21-00Z.
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OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z...ICE ND SD NE MN IA WI LM LS MI LH
BOUNDED BY 30N INL-YQT-20E SSM-GRB-FOD-ONL-80SW YWG-30N INL
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL180. FRZLVL SFC-070. CONDS CONTG THRU
03Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-070 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 070 BOUNDED BY 40N INL-50WSW YQT-40ESE IOW-
      60SSE CVG-30N COU-40S ICT-50W LBL-GLD-BFF-70SW RAP-50NNW
      ISN-40N INL
   SFC ALG 40S ICT-50SSW IRK-40ESE UIN-20WSW TTH-30N CVG
   040 ALG 20E RZC-50E SGF-50S FAM-20ENE ARG
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on February 06, 2016 (8:54 AM CST):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on February 06, 2016 (8:54 AM CST):
!DSM 02/031 DSM TWY P1 HLDG PSN SIGN NOT STD 1602050906-1602062300
CREATED: 05 Feb 2016 09:06:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 02/027 DSM RWY 13 PAPI COMMISSIONED 1602031920-PERM
CREATED: 03 Feb 2016 19:20:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 01/104 DSM OBST OIL RIG (ASN 2015-ACE-920-OE) 413131N0934138W (.75NM W APCH END RWY 5) 1044FT (115FT AGL) NOT LGTD 1601291908-1602120001
CREATED: 29 Jan 2016 19:08:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 01/072 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1026451) 412710.00N0934056.00W (5.0NM S DSM) 1041.0FT (226.0FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1601252307-1602252305
CREATED: 25 Jan 2016 23:07:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 01/071 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1026450) 412707.00N0934057.00W (5.0NM S DSM) 1041.0FT (226.0FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1601252307-1602252305
CREATED: 25 Jan 2016 23:07:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 01/070 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1026449) 412708.00N0934049.00W (5.0NM S DSM) 1045.9FT (226.0FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1601252306-1602252305
CREATED: 25 Jan 2016 23:06:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 01/069 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1026448) 412710.00N0934048.00W (4.9NM S DSM) 1045.9FT (226.0FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1601252306-1602252305
CREATED: 25 Jan 2016 23:06:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 01/037 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1043706) 413505.00N0933830.00W (3.2NM NNE DSM) 1236.9FT (406.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1601190036-1602180035
CREATED: 19 Jan 2016 00:36:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 09/017 DSM SVC EN ROUTE FLT ADVISORY SERVICE NOT AVBL
1509241000-PERMCREATED: 21 Sep 2015 10:07:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 07/050 DSM RWY 13 VASI DECOMMISSIONED 1507291203-PERM
CREATED: 29 Jul 2015 12:03:00 SOURCE: MOCC
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on February 06, 2016 (8:54 AM CST):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 061045
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 070500
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 062300...OTLK VALID 062300-070500
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...STNR FNT EXTDS FM WK LOW NERN ONT THRU THE NRN GRTLKS
RGN-NRN MN. WRMFNT EXTDS FM SE SASK TO CNTRL SD. CDFNT EXTDS FM
SRN ALTA-WRN MT. BY 00Z MOD LOW WL BE OVR SW MAN WITH WRMFNT TO
WRN LS..CONTG STNR UPR MI-E CNTRL ONT. CDFNT WL EXTD FM THE LOW
THRU CNTRL ND-NRN WY.
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ND
WRN...BKN CI. 18Z SCT CI. WND WLY G40KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
ERN...SCT-BKN CI. OCNL SCT100. OTLK...VFR WND.
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SD
WRN...BKN CI. 18Z SCT CI. WND WND G30KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
ERN...SCT-BKN CI. TIL 14Z EXTRM E OCNL SCT015/VIS 3SM BR.
OTLK...VFR.
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NE
WRN-CNTRL...SCT CI. 18Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...BKN020-025 TOPS 040. OCNL VIS 3SM BR. BECMG 1518 SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR.
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KS
WRN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT020-030. 18Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...SCT080-100. 14Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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MN
NWRN...SCT020-030 SCT-BKN CI. TIL 14Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG
1517 BKN080-100 TOPS 140. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT-BKN020-030 TOPS 050. 17Z SCT040 BKN080-100 TOPS 150.
21Z BKN040 BKN100. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHSN.
SWRN...BKN010-020 TOPS 030. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. 15Z SCT030 SCT CI.
18Z SCT-BKN080-100 TOPS 140. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...OVC015-020 TOPS 040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. 15Z SCT030 SCT CI.
18Z SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
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IA
WRN...BKN-OVC010-020 TOPS 050. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1618
SCT030 SCT CI. 19Z SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...OVC020-030 TOPS 080. BECMG 1720 SCT030-040 SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR.
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MO
NWRN...SCT020-030 SCT CI. 18Z SCT040 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT040-050. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SCT-BKN080-100 TOPS 120. 18Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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WI
NRN...BKN020-030 TOPS 080. BECMG 1518 BKN040 BKN100 TOPS 140.
OTLK...VFR.
SRN...BKN020-030 OVC050 TOPS 080. 18Z BKN-SCT040-050 BKN CI.
OTLK...VFR.
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LS UPR MI
BKN020-030 OVC070 TOPS 100. WDLY SCT -SHSN. BECMG 1821 BKN020-030
OVC080 TOPS 140. OCNL VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHSN. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHSN.
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LM LWR MI LH
NRN SXNS...BKN040-050 OVC080 TOPS 140. WDLY SCT -SHSN. 17Z
BKN030-040 TOPS 070. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
SWRN SXNS....BKN060-080 TOPS 100. 17Z BKN030-040 BKN080. ISOL
-SHSN. OTLK...VFR.
SERN SXNS...SCT-BKN080-100 TOPS 120. 17Z BKN060-080. OTLK...VFR.
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IL
NRN...BKN040-050 OVC070 TOPS 090. BECMG 1821 BKN-SCT040-050.
OTLK...VFR.
SRN...BKN050-060 TOPS 080. 18Z SCT0060-070. OTLK...VFR.
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IN
NRN...SCT020-030. TIL 13Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1518
BKN050-060 TOPS 090. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SCT-BKN CI. 15Z SCT-BKN060-070 TOPS 090. OTLK...VFR.
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KY
WRN...SCT-BKN CI. 16Z SCT070-090 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
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