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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on July 28, 2014 (4:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 282154Z 34004KT 10SM SCT050 BKN070 BKN080 23/14 A3018 RMK AO2 RAB2059E15 SLP215 P0000 T02280139
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on July 28, 2014 (4:54 PM CDT):
TAF KDSM 281724Z 2818/2918 34006KT P6SM FEW035 BKN060
     FM290000 32004KT P6SM FEW040=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 28 17:24
VALID TIME: 28 July AT 18:00Z to 29 July AT 18:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 340 AT 6
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 35 FEW
   CLOUDS: 60 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 00:00Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 4
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 40 FEW
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on July 28, 2014 (4:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on July 28, 2014 (4:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 282045
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 4 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 290300
.
NO SGFNT IFR EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
.
OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z...MTN OBSCN KY
BOUNDED BY HNN-HMV-20SE VXV-LOZ-HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
....
CHIT WA 282045
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 3 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 290300
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NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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CHIZ WA 282045
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 3 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 290300
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NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 085-160 ACRS AREA
   120 ALG 80NE MOT-20SSE FAR-40ENE DSM-60SSE IOW-20ENE AXC-FWA
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on July 28, 2014 (4:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on July 28, 2014 (4:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 07/050 DSM RWY 5/23 CLSD 1407290445-1407290900
CREATED: 26 Jul 2014 11:33:00 SOURCE: DSM
!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 07/028 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 9:54 PM GMT on July 28, 2014 (4:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 281845
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 291300
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 290700...OTLK VALID 290700-291300
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 SRN AL-NRN LA-NERN TX-NRN TX PNHDL. HI PRES
ELSW. 13Z FL PNHDL CSTL WTRS-SERN TX BECMG QSTNRY OVR WRN OK TO
NWRN KS.
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ND
SCT060-080. BECMG 0103 SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
W...SKC OCNL SCT CI. OTLK...VFR 09Z SHRA TSRA SRN PTN.
E...SCT050-070. 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...SKC OCNL SCT100. 03Z SCT100 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SKC OCNL SCT060. BECMG 0305 SCT-BKN100 TOP 150.
OTLK...VFR 09Z SHRA TSRA.
E...SCT060. 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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KS
NW...SKC OCNL SCT100. 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SW...BKN-SCT120 TOP FL180. OTLK...VFR.
E...SKC OCNL SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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MN
NW...SCT050-070. 03Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT070. 20Z SCT-BKN070 TOP 160. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB
TOP FL330. 03Z SCT150 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SW...BKN030 TOP 100. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL380. 00Z
SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT050. 00Z BKN050 TOP 080. 06Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
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IA
NW..BKN040 TOP 100. 20Z WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 00Z
SCT050. 02Z SCT-BKN050. OTLK...VFR.
SW...SCT-BKN050 TOP 100. 20Z ISOL -SHRA/TSRA ERN PTN. CB TOP
FL400. 02Z SCT040. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT070. 02Z FEW050. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT050. 00Z FEW050. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NW...SCT040. 03Z BKN050 TOP 080. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT040. 03Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SKC OCNL SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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WI
N HLF...BKN060 TOP 080. 23Z SCT060. 03Z BKN120 TOP FL240.
OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT060. 00Z BKN060 TOP 090. OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
W HLF...SCT-BKN120 TOP FL180. BECMG 0305 BKN100 TOP FL240. WDLY
SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL320. OTLK...VFR TIL 09Z SHRA TSRA.
E HLF...SCT050 SCT CI. 00Z BKN050 TOP 140. BECMG 0305 BKN-OVC030
TOP FL180. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
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LM LWR MI LH
N HLF...BKN050 TOP 080. 02Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR 11Z MVFR CIG.
S HLF...BKN060 TOP 080. 02Z SCT060. 06Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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IL
NRN...SCT050. BECMG 0305 BKN050 TOP 100. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL-SRN...SCT060. 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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IN
NRN...BKN035 TOP 060. 23Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...BKN-SCT040 TOP 070. 00Z SCT050. 02Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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KY
W...SCT050. 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...BKN050 TOP 070. 03Z SCT040. OTLK...VFR.
E...BKN040 TOP 080. 21Z WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL420. 03Z
SCT050. 06Z OVC030 TOP 060. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
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