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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 6:54 AM GMT on September 19, 2014 (1:54 AM CDT):
METAR KDSM 190654Z 15008KT 10SM FEW120 16/13 A3004 RMK AO2 SLP168 T01560128
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 6:54 AM GMT on September 19, 2014 (1:54 AM CDT):
TAF KDSM 190520Z 1906/2006 14008KT P6SM SCT035
     FM191000 15006KT 3SM BR SCT040
     FM191400 18018G26KT P6SM BKN030
     FM192200 19012KT P6SM SCT030
     FM200200 20009KT P6SM BKN025=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 19  5:20
VALID TIME: 19 September AT 06:00Z to 20 September AT 06:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 140 AT 8
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 35 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 10:00Z
   WINDS: 150 AT 6
   VISIBILITY: 3.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 40 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 14:00Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 18 GUST 26
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 30 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 22:00Z
   WINDS: 190 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 30 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 02:00Z
   WINDS: 200 AT 9
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 25 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 6:54 AM GMT on September 19, 2014 (1:54 AM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 6:54 AM GMT on September 19, 2014 (1:54 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 190710 AMD
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 2 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 190900
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AIRMET IFR...ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LS MI IL...UPDT
FROM 30N INL TO 20ESE YQT TO 30ESE GRB TO 30ESE ORD TO 30S JOT
TO BDF TO DBQ TO 40NNW MCW TO 20SW DSM TO 40WSW STL TO 20WNW ARG
TO RZC TO OSW TO 40SSE ICT TO 30ESE SNY TO 50SSE BIS TO 30N INL
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY
FROM HNN TO HMV TO 30SSW LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR/FG. CONDS DVLPG 06-09Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z
ENDG 12-15Z.
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CHIT WA 190245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 190900
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD MN IA WI LM LS MI IL IN
FROM 30N INL TO YQT TO 20NW SSM TO 40SE ORD TO 60WSW FOD TO
60ESE BIS TO 50WSW DIK TO 50NNW ISN TO 30N INL
MOD TURB BTN FL250 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE MN
FROM 50NNE MOT TO 40ENE INL TO 40ENE ONL TO 40ENE AKO TO 30N BFF
TO 30WNW DPR TO 50NNE MOT
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU
15Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z
AREA 1...TURB ND MN IA WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
BOUNDED BY 40NNW INL-YQT-70NW YVV-20NW FWA-50NE DSM-30ESE FAR-
50N ISN-40NNW INL
MOD TURB BTN FL250 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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AREA 2...TURB ND SD NE KS MN IA WI
BOUNDED BY 60WNW GFK-20SSE INL-30NNE EAU-40SE LAA-GLD-BFF-60WNW
GFK
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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CHIZ WA 190245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 190900
.
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 080-160 ACRS AREA
   080 ALG 40SE SSM-30WNW YVV-20SSW YVV
   120 ALG 30NNE INL-50SSW RHI-30W FWA-20S FWA
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 6:54 AM GMT on September 19, 2014 (1:54 AM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 6:54 AM GMT on September 19, 2014 (1:54 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 09/061 DSM TWY P BTN RWY 13/31 AND TWY P SOUTH CARGO RAMP ENTRANCE CLSD 1409191300-1409192200
CREATED: 18 Sep 2014 19:43:00 SOURCE: DSM
!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 4/4505 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 6:54 AM GMT on September 19, 2014 (1:54 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 190305 AMD
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 192000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 191400...OTLK VALID 191400-192000
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...WM FNT WRN ND-WRN KS. HIGH PRES RIDGE CNTRL GREAT
LAKES TO MO. 12Z CD FNT CNTRL ND-WRN SD. WM FNT CNTRL ND-ERN
SD-WRN IA. 20Z CD FNT NW MN-ERN SD-NE PNHDL. WM FNT SW MN-CNTRL
IA-WCNTRL IL. STNR HIGH PRES RIDGE GREAT LAKES TO MO THRU PD.
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ND...UPDT
W HLF...BKN150 TOP FL250. 07Z BKN130. WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
NE...SCT110 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN CI. 05Z BKN120 TOP FL250. 10Z SCT035 BKN090. WDLY SCT
-SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
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SD...UPDT
WRN...BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...BKN CI. 09Z BKN025 TOP 050. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...BKN CI. 08Z OVC020 TOP 050. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR
CIG BECMG 1516 MVFR CIG.
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NE...UPDT
PNHDL...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
NCNTRL...BKN025 TOP 045. 12Z SCT025. OTLK...VFR.
SCNTRL...BKN035 TOP 050. 04Z BKN025 TOP 040. VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG BECMG 1416 VFR.
ERN...SCT CI. 09Z BKN025 TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG
BECMG 1416 VFR.
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KS
WRN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SKC. 07Z SCT025. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
NE...BKN025 TOP 050. 06Z BKN020. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG
BECMG 1517 MVFR CIG.
SE...SCT040 SCT110. 06Z BKN025 TOP 040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...MVFR CIG.
.
MN...UPDT
NW...SCT110 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
ARROWHEAD...BKN025 TOP 040 BKN CI. AFT 12Z ISOL -SHRA.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA.
RMNDR NE...SCT025 SCT090 BKN CI. 09Z BKN025 TOP FL250. AFT 12Z
WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA.
SW...SCT CI. 06Z SCT020. 09Z BKN020 TOP FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA WND.
SE...SCT CI. 09Z BKN025 TOP 100 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR WND.
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IA...UPDT
NW...SCT035. 06Z SCT025. 09Z BKN025 TOP 045. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...MVFR CIG.
NE...SKC. 09Z SCT020 BKN035 TOP 050. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...VFR.
SW...SCT CI. 09Z BKN025 TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG
BECMG 1416 VFR.
SE...SKC. 09Z SCT020. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NW...BKN025 TOP 050. 04Z OVC020. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG
BECMG 1416 MVFR CIG.
NE...SKC. 09Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
SW...SCT025 SCT060. 05Z BKN025. VIS 3-5SM BR. 08Z OVC020.
OTLK...MVFR CIG.
SE...SKC. 07Z VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI...UPDT
EXTRM NRN...SCT025. 06Z BKN025 TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR
CIG BECMG 1417 VFR.
RMNDR NRN-CNTRL...SCT035 SCT CI. AFT 09Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...VFR.
SW...SKC. AFT 09Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN015 TOP 025. VIS 3-5SM BR. 13Z SCT015. OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
BKN035 TOP 060. 08Z BKN025. OTLK...MVFR CIG BECMG 1719 VFR.
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LM LWR MI LH
N HLF LM-N HLF LWR MI-LH...SCT045. 09Z BKN035 TOP 050.
OTLK...VFR.
S HLF LM-S HLF LWR MI...SCT040. 09Z SCT015. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...VFR.
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IL
NW...SKC. 09Z SCT015. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
NE...SKC. AFT 07Z VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SKC. AFT 09Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SKC. AFT 07Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
NRN...SKC. AFT 09Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SKC. AFT 07Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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KY
WEST...SKC. AFT 08Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
EAST...SKC. 07Z SCT025. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
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