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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 AM GMT on October 01, 2014 (6:54 AM CDT):
METAR KDSM 011154Z 13010KT 3SM +RA BR SCT005 OVC055 15/14 A2980 RMK AO2 SLP086 P0034 60113 70113 T01500139 10183 20150 58004 $
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 AM GMT on October 01, 2014 (6:54 AM CDT):
TAF KDSM 011136Z 0112/0212 12009KT 3SM RA BR SCT007 BKN025 OVC070
     FM011400 15010KT 5SM BR VCSH SCT014 BKN021 OVC050
     FM011900 18008KT 6SM BR SCT020 BKN035
     FM020400 VRB03KT 3SM BR SCT005 BKN024=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME:  1 11:36
VALID TIME: 1 October AT 12:00Z to 2 October AT 12:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 120 AT 9
   VISIBILITY: 3.0 MILES
   WEATHER: RA_BR
   CLOUDS: 7 SCT
   CLOUDS: 25 BKN
   CLOUDS: 70 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 14:00Z
   WINDS: 150 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: 5.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR_VCSH
   CLOUDS: 14 SCT
   CLOUDS: 21 BKN
   CLOUDS: 50 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 19:00Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 8
   VISIBILITY: 6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 20 SCT
   CLOUDS: 35 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 04:00Z
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 3
   VISIBILITY: 3.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 5 SCT
   CLOUDS: 24 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 AM GMT on October 01, 2014 (6:54 AM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 AM GMT on October 01, 2014 (6:54 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 010945 AMD
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 2 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 011500
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AIRMET IFR...MN WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
FROM INL TO 30WNW YQT TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO DBQ TO INL
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET IFR...SD NE KS MN IA MO WI...UPDT
FROM 80SE YWG TO INL TO DBQ TO 50ESE ICT TO 30SSW ICT TO HLC TO
30NNE LBF TO 30S ABR TO 80SE YWG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
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AIRMET IFR...ND MN...UPDT
FROM 50NNW ISN TO 70SSE YWG TO 40WSW GFK TO 60SSW ISN TO 50NNW
ISN
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR/FG. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
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AIRMET IFR...IL IN KY TN...UPDT
FROM 40SE JOT TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 40ESE MEM TO
40SE JOT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY
FROM HNN TO HMV TO 20WSW LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR/FG. CONDS ENDG 14-15Z.
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CHIT WA 010845
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 1 FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 011500
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AIRMET TURB...ND MN
FROM 50NNW ISN TO 60WNW INL TO 50E INL TO 50S FAR TO 50SW DIK TO
50NNW ISN
MOD TURB BLW 150. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
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LLWS POTENTIAL...MN
BOUNDED BY 50S YWG-50WNW YQT-30NNW MSP-30NNE RWF-GFK-50S YWG
LLWS EXP. CONDS ENDG 09-12Z.
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CHIZ WA 010845
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 1 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 011500
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AIRMET ICE...MN IA WI LS
FROM INL TO YQT TO ODI TO 50ESE MCW TO 80SSE FSD TO 20ESE FSD TO
INL
MOD ICE BTN 100 AND FL200. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z. CONDS CONTG BYD
15Z THRU 21Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 085-150 ACRS AREA
   120 ALG 50S GLD-20NNE DSM-50WNW RHI-YQT
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 AM GMT on October 01, 2014 (6:54 AM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 AM GMT on October 01, 2014 (6:54 AM CDT):
!DSM 09/063 DSM TWY F CLSD 1409182249-1410311800
CREATED: 18 Sep 2014 23:01:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 09/062 DSM TWY E CLSD 1409182257-1410311800
CREATED: 18 Sep 2014 22:57:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!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 09/029 DSM RWY 5 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1409082120-1410202300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 21:35:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/028 DSM RWY 5 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1409082120-1410202300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 21:32:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/027 DSM RWY 23 RWY END IDENTIFIER LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1409082115-1410202300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 21:29:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/026 DSM RWY 23 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1409082110-1410202300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 21:24:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/023 DSM RWY 5/23 CLSD 1409081904-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 19:04:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/022 DSM RWY 5 RVRT OUT OF SERVICE 1409081627-1410172100
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 16:27:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/021 DSM NAV ILS RWY 5 OUT OF SERVICE 1409081604-1410172100
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 16:04:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/020 DSM TWY R BTN TWY D AND TWY B CLSD 1409081258-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 12:58:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/019 DSM TWY B BTN ELLIOTT AVIATION RAMP AND RWY 5/23 CLSD 1409081257-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 12:57:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/011 DSM TWY B BTN RWY 5/23 AND TWY P CLSD 1409051839-1410012359EST
CREATED: 05 Sep 2014 18:39:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/010 DSM RWY 13 VASI OUT OF SERVICE 1409051412-1509301800EST
CREATED: 05 Sep 2014 14:12:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!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 07/021 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
!FDC 4/0835 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
ILS OR LOC RWY 13, AMDT 9B...ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23A...ILS OR LOC RWY 5, ORIG-B...VOR/DME RWY 23, ORIG-A...ILS RWY 31 (CAT II AND III) AMDT 23A.ALTERNATE MINIMUMS NA.DSM VORTAC UNMONITORED. 1409271031-1503261030ESTCREATED: 27 Sep 2014 10:31:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4505 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
   ILS OR LOC RWY 5, ORIG-B...   ILS OR LOC RWY 13, AMDT 9B...   ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23A...   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 1139 MSL, 2.11 NM SW OF AIRPORT.1409121231-1504121231ESTCREATED: 12 Sep 2014 12:34:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4504 DSM IAP 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.     1409121231-1504121231ESTCREATED: 12 Sep 2014 12:34:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4503 DSM SID DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
   DES MOINES FIVE DEPARTURE...     TAKEOFF MINIMUMS: RWY 23, 300 - 1 1/2 OR STANDARD WITH MINIMUM     CLIMB OF 293 FEET PER NM TO 1300. ALL OTHER DATA REMAINS AS     PUBLISHED.     1409121231-1504121231ESTCREATED: 12 Sep 2014 12:34:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4502 DSM ODP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
   TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AND (OBSTACLE) DEPARTURE PROCEDURES AMDT 11...     TAKEOFF MINIMUMS: RWY 23, 300 - 1 1/2 OR STANDARD WITH MINIMUM     CLIMB OF 293 FEET PER NM TO 1300. ALL OTHER DATA REMAINS AS     PUBLISHED.     1409121231-1504121231ESTCREATED: 12 Sep 2014 12:33:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 4/4501 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.     FOR INOPERATIVE MALSR, INCREASE LPV ALL CATS VISIBILITY TO RVR     5000 AND LNAV/VNAV ALL CATS VISIBILITY TO 1 7/8 AND LNAV CATS      C/D VISIBILITY TO 1 5/8.     ELEVEN CRANES, UP TO 1139 MSL, 2.11 NM SW OF AIRPORT.     1409121231-1504121231ESTCREATED: 12 Sep 2014 12:33:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 11:54 AM GMT on October 01, 2014 (6:54 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 010945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 020400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 012200...OTLK VALID 012200-020400
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.
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SYNOPSIS...WRMFNT NW MN-CNTRL IA-SRN IL-SERN KY FCST 04Z NERN
MN-ERN IA-SERN IL-SRN IN-SERN KY. CDFNT NW MN-SERN NEB-SW KS FCST
N CNTRL MN-NW IA-SERN NEB-S CNTRL KS.
.
ND
W HLF...OVC025-030 TOP 160. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 15Z SCT055 BKN070.
WND W G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...OVC040 LYRD FL200. 18Z BKN050. WND W G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
ERN 1/3...OVC025-030 LYRD FL250. VIS 3-5SM -DZ BR. 15Z BKN110.
19Z SCT050-060 BKN100. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...BKN150 LYRD FL250. 16Z BKN070. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL-SW...SCT150 SCT-BKN CI. BECMG 1920 BKN080 LYRD FL250. WDLY
SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL440. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
NW...OVC140 LYRD FL200. 18Z SCT080 SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...OVC030 TOP FL300. VIS 3SM BR. WDLY SCT EMBD -TSRA/-SHRA.
CB TOP FL400. 17Z OVC055. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
.
KS
WRN 1/4...SCT-BKN150 TOP FL200. OCNL VIS 3SM BR. 13Z SCT100-120.
OTLK...VFR.
N CNTRL...OVC030-035 TOP 080. VIS 3SM BR. 14Z SCT040. VIS 3-5SM
BR. 16Z SCT040 SCT080. OTLK...VFR.
S CNTRL...SCT080 BKN150 LYRD FL250. 16Z SCT080. 21Z SCT080. WND S
G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN060 LYRD FL300. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 17Z SCT035
BKN050. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
RMNDR...BKN070 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL400. AFT 17Z TS BECMG SCT. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
NW...OVC025 TOP 080 BKN CI. BECMG 1517 BKN045. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR N HLF...BKN020-030 LYRD FL200. ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...IFR CIG
DZ BR.
SW...OVC020 TOP FL300. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR/-RA BR. 16Z OVC035. 20Z
SCT040 BKN080. OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN060 LYRD FL300. SCT -SHRA. 14Z OVC020. VIS 3-5SM RA BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG RA BR.
.
IA
ERN 1/3...SCT035 BKN060 LYRD FL300. VIS 5SM SCT -SHRA. 15Z
BKN035. SCT -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA.
RMNDR...BKN020-025 LYRD FL300. NMRS -SHRA. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP
FL350. AFT 19Z BKN040. OCNL VIS 5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NW...OVC050 LYRD FL300. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL410. 17Z BKN060.
OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT-BKN CI. 14Z SCT060 SCT-BKN150 LYRD FL250. BKN CI. WDLY
SCT -SHRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
SW...SCT110 BKN CI. 15Z SCT060 BKN150 LYRD FL250. OTLK...VFR
TSRA.
SE...SKC. 15Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI
N HLF...OVC025 LYRD FL200. 15Z OVC030. OCNL VIS 5SM -RA BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG SHRA BR.
S HLF...OVC020 TOP 080 BKN CI. BECMG 1213 BKN040 LYRD FL250. SCT
-SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG RA.
.
LS UPR MI
OVC020-025 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -DZ BR. 15Z OVC025-030. 18Z
BKN050. WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N HLF...OVC020 TOP 050-060. VIS 3SM -DZ/BR. 14Z OVC025. 21Z
BKN045. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF..OVC015-020 TOP 050-060. VIS 3SM BR. 20Z SCT040.
OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
XTRM NRN PTNS...BKN025 TOP 050. 15Z SCT035 SCT-BKN CI.
OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SKC. OCNL VIS 3SM BR. 16Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...SCT-BKN CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. 14Z SCT050 SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
N HLF...BKN020 TOP 060. OCNL VIS 5SM BR. BECMG 1516 SCT040.
OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT020. VIS 3SM BR. 14Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
W HLF...SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. 13Z SCT050-060. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...OVC020-025 TOP 035. VIS 3SM BR. 14Z SCT025. OTLK...VFR.
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