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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 AM GMT on August 04, 2015 (11:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 040454Z 18003KT 10SM FEW110 SCT250 22/14 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP141 T02170144
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 AM GMT on August 04, 2015 (11:54 PM CDT):
TAF KDSM 040520Z 0406/0506 VRB03KT P6SM FEW100 SCT300
     FM041400 14004KT P6SM SCT100 BKN300=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME:  3 23:21
VALID TIME: 4 August AT 00:00Z to 4 August AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 340 AT 8
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 60 FEW
   CLOUDS: 300 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 05:00Z
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 3
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 100 FEW
   CLOUDS: 300 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 14:00Z
   WINDS: 140 AT 5
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 100 SCT
   CLOUDS: 300 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 AM GMT on August 04, 2015 (11:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 AM GMT on August 04, 2015 (11:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 040245
AIRMET SIERRA FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 040900
.
AIRMET IFR...NE
FROM 40WSW ANW TO 60S OBH TO 30SE MCK TO 50ENE SNY TO 40WSW ANW
CIG BLW 010. CONDS DVLPG 06-09Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...KY
FROM 20E CVG TO HNN TO 40WSW BKW TO 50ESE LOZ TO 50ESE BWG TO
20E CVG
VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS DVLPG 06-09Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-
15Z.
....
CHIT WA 040245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 040900
.
AIRMET TURB...NE KS IA MO
FROM 80S FSD TO 20SSE UIN TO 40S SGF TO 40E ICT TO 40ESE LAA TO
GLD TO BFF TO 80S FSD
MOD TURB BTN FL310 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...TURB NE KS IA MO IL IN KY AR TN MS AL
BOUNDED BY 90S FSD-20ESE DSM-30N BWG-GQO-20SW VUZ-30SW SGF-40ESE
LAA-GLD-20N SNY-90S FSD
MOD TURB BTN FL310 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
....

CHIZ WA 040245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 040900
.
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 080-160 ACRS AREA
   120 ALG 60SSW YWG-30SSE EAU-40ESE BAE-20SW DXO
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 AM GMT on August 04, 2015 (11:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 4:54 AM GMT on August 04, 2015 (11:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 07/050 DSM RWY 13 VASI DECOMMISSIONED 1507291203-PERM
CREATED: 29 Jul 2015 12:03:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/049 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1254345) 412208.00N0934030.60W (9.9NM S DSM) 1203.7FT (259.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1507290119-1508130119
CREATED: 29 Jul 2015 01:19:00 SOURCE: DSM
!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
!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 4:54 AM GMT on August 04, 2015 (11:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 040510 AMD
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 042000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 041400...OTLK VALID 041400-042000
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...02Z STNRY FNT SRN IN-ERN KS BECMG WRMFNT AND LOW PRES
NE PNHDL. SFC TROF LWR MI-CNTRL WI. 12Z CDFNT SRN KY-NERN KS
BECMG STNRY FNT NE PNHDL. SFC TROF NRN IN-ERN IA. 18Z HIGH PRES
GREAT LAKES RGN/ERN FA. STNRY FNT CNTRL MO BECMG WRMFNT CNTRL
NE-WRN SD.
.
ND
SKC SWRN PTN SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
W HLF...NRN PTN SCT-BKN CI SRN PTN BKN100 TOP 150. SRN PTN 05Z
ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL350. 10Z SCT100 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR 19Z SRN
PTN SHRA.
E HLF...SKC OR SCT CI. 08Z SRN PTN BKN090 TOP 140. SWRN PTN ISOL
-SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...BKN120 TOP 160. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL350 06Z SCT120 BKN
CI. OTLK...VFR 18Z TSRA.
CNTRL...BKN130 TOP 160. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 09Z BKN035 TOP
080. OTLK...MVFR CIG 16Z VFR 19Z TSRA SHRA.
ERN...SCT140 BKN CI. 08Z BKN080 TOP FL180. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP
FL400. OTLK...VFR TIL 17Z SHRA.
.
KS
W HLF...BKN080 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 5SM WDLY SCT -TSRA SRN PTN
POSS SEV. CB TOP AOA FL350. 08Z TOP 140. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL350. OTLK...VFR ERN PTN SHRA.
E HLF...NRN PTN SCT060 BKN CI SRN PTN BKN CI. TIL 07Z FAR NRN PTN
ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...VFR 19Z NRN PTN TSRA SHRA.
.
MN
NWRN...SCT060. 11Z SCT025. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN050 TOP 110. 09Z BKN025 TOP 050. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL-SRN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
W HLF...NRN PTN SKC SRN PTN SCT140. 08Z NRN PTN SCT CI SRN PTN
BKN070 TOP 120. SRN PTN ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL350. OTLK...VFR
SHRA.
E HLF...SKC OR SCT CI. 09Z SRN PTN SCT100 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO...UPDT
N HLF...BKN050 TOP 120 BKN CI. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL400.
OTLK...VFR SHRA.
S HLF...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR 19Z SHRA.
.
WI
NRN...BKN080 TOP 120. 10Z BKN035 TOP 060. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL-SRN...SCT080. OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
BKN045 TOP 130. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 08Z BKN040 TOP 100. ERN PTN ISOL
-SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N HLF...BKN060 TOP 120. ISOL -SHRA. 12Z NRN PTN WDLY SCT -SHRA.
OTLK...VFR SHRA.
S HLF...SCT090. OTLK...VFR 18Z NERN PTN SHRA.
.
IL
NRN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...WRN PTN SCT120 SCT CI ERN PTN SKC OR SCT CI. 09Z WRN PTN
BKN050 TOP 120 ERN PTN SCT100. WRN PTN ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...VFR
SHRA.
SRN...SCT050 SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR 17Z SHRA.
.
IN
N HLF...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT060 SCT CI. 05Z SKC OR SCT CI. 09Z VIS 4-5SM BR.
OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
WRN-CNTRL...SCT-BKN CI. 09Z SCT045 BKN CI. ISOL VIS 4-5SM BR.
OTLK...VFR 19Z SHRA.
ERN...SCT050 BKN CI. TIL 05Z WDLY SCT -TSRA POSS SEV. CB TOP AOA
FL400. 09Z SCT040 SCT100. ISOL VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...VFR 19Z SRN PTN
TSRA.
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