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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 PM GMT on July 24, 2014 (11:54 AM CDT):
METAR KDSM 241654Z 15007KT 10SM FEW040 FEW130 BKN240 OVC300 25/14 A3017 RMK AO2 SLP209 T02500139
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 PM GMT on July 24, 2014 (11:54 AM CDT):
TAF KDSM 241728Z 2418/2518 16012KT P6SM SCT050 BKN200
     FM251200 17014KT P6SM SCT050 BKN100
     FM251500 20016G20KT P6SM SCT060 BKN100=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 24 11:33
VALID TIME: 24 July AT 12:00Z to 25 July AT 12:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 2
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
NEW WX STARTING: 14:00Z
   WINDS: 120 AT 5
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
NEW WX STARTING: 19:00Z
   WINDS: 170 AT 9 GUST 15
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 60 SCT
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 PM GMT on July 24, 2014 (11:54 AM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 PM GMT on July 24, 2014 (11:54 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 241445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 4 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 242100
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AIRMET IFR...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO 40ESE BNA TO 30ENE BWG TO HNN
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR. CONDS ENDG 18-21Z.
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CHIT WA 241445
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 242100
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NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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CHIZ WA 241445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 242100
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NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 105-170 ACRS AREA
   120 ALG 60WNW YQT-50SSE YQT-20NE TVC-40NNE ECK-60SSW YVV
   160 ALG 30WNW DIK-30E DIK-40S BIS-60ESE PIR-30W PWE-30ESE BUM-
      40ENE ARG
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 PM GMT on July 24, 2014 (11:54 AM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 PM GMT on July 24, 2014 (11:54 AM CDT):
!DSM 07/047 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1228177) 412907.10N0934651.70W (6.1NM WSW DSM) 1247FT (265FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1407232240-1408070400
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 22:41:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/046 DSM TWY R3 CLSD 1407232048-1407312359EST
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 20:49:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/045 DSM TWY R BTN TWY R3 AND TWY D CLSD 1407232047-1407312359EST
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 20:49:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/042 DSM AIRSPACE HOT AIR BALLOON WITHIN AREA DEFINED AS 2NM RADIUS OF DSM120007.5 SFC-10000FT DAILY 2300-0140 1407252300-1408030140
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 15:20:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 07/041 DSM AIRSPACE HOT AIR BALLOON WITHIN AREA DEFINED AS 2NM RADIUS OF DSM120007.5 SFC-10000FT DAILY 1000-1500 1407261000-1408021500
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 15:11:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 07/040 DSM RWY 5/23 CLSD EXC 15 MIN PPR 118.300 1407240500-1407241000
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 14:19:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/039 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1246907) 412103.20N0933204.80W (12.4NM SSE DSM) 1264FT (320FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1407230530-1408070430
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 05:30:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/028 DSM TWY B BTN ANG SOUTH RAMP AND TWY D CLSD 1407081914-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 19:16:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/027 DSM TWY D BTN TWY R AND TWY D6 CLSD 1407081913-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 19:15:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/026 DSM TWY P BTN TWY P1 AND RWY 13/31 CLSD 1407081910-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 19:12:00 SOURCE: DSM
!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 07/024 DSM RWY 13/31 CLSD 1407081859-1409012300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 19:01:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/023 DSM TWY B BTN TERMINAL TAXILANE AND RWY 5/23 CLSD 1407081436-1408312300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 14:37:00 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
!DSM 07/018 DSM RWY 13/31 RVR OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/017 DSM NAV ILS RWY 13 OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/016 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 FOREM LOM OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/015 DSM RWY 13 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/014 DSM RWY 31 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/013 DSM RWY 31 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/012 DSM RWY 13 VASI OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/011 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 PM GMT on July 24, 2014 (11:54 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 241445 AMD
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 250400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 242200...OTLK VALID 242200-250400
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...10Z CDFNT ERN KY-NW AL-SRN AR-SE OK. WRMFNT CNTRL
OK-NEB PNHDL-ERN MT. HIGH PRESSURE OVR SE WI. 04Z WRMFNT OVR ERN
OK-ERN NEB-CNTRL ND. HIGH PRESSURE OVR NERN IN.
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ND...UPDT
W HLF...BKN100 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL420. TS
POSS SEV. BECMG 1417 SCT100 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
E HLF...SCT-BKN050 BKN100 TOPS FL180. SCT -SHRA/WDLY SCT -TSRA.
CB TOP FL420. 18Z SCT100 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
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SD
W HLF...SCT120 BKN CI. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL420. BECMG 1215
SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
E HLF...BKN120 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400.
OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...SCT120 BKN CI. 20Z BKN120 LYRD FL250. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB
TOP FL420. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
CNTRL...SCT120 BKN CI. BECMG 1619 SCT-BKN CI. WND S G25KT.
OTLK...VFR WND SHRA TSRA.
ERN...SCT CI. 13Z SCT120 BKN CI. TIL 19Z ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP
FL400. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
W HLF...SCT-BKN CI. 15Z WND S G25KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
NERN...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...SKC. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. 15Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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MN
NRN...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1416 SCT120 BKN CI.
OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SKC. BECMG 1316 SCT120 BKN CI. ISOL -SHRA. 19Z BKN120 LYRD
FL250. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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IA
W HLF...SKC. 15Z SCT CI. 19Z SCT120 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
E HLF...SKC. 17Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
N HLF...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SW...SKC. TIL 15Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT070. BECMG 1417 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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WI
NW...SKC. TIL 15Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SKC. TIL 14Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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LS UPR MI
WRN 1/3...SCT020. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1316 SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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LM LWR MI LH
N HLF...SCT070. BECMG 1316 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT060. BECMG 1316 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
NRN-CNTRL...SKC. 16Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SKC. TIL 15Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
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IN
N HLF...SCT-BKN045 TOP 055. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1316 SCT050.
OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
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KY
WRN...BKN020 TOP 080. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1316 SCT040.
OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...BKN020-030 TOP 080. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1417 SCT060.
OTLK...VFR.
ERN...BKN030 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM WDLY SCT -SHRA/ISOL
-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. BECMG 1720 BKN050. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA.
OTLK...VFR.
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