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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on April 25, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 250254Z 31006KT 10SM BKN250 10/07 A2978 RMK AO2 SLP086 T01000067 53025
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on April 25, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
TAF KDSM 242324Z 2500/2524 35009KT P6SM SCT140 OVC220
     FM250400 28004KT P6SM SCT220
     FM251500 25006KT P6SM SCT120 SCT250=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 24 23:24
VALID TIME: 25 April AT 00:00Z to 25 April AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 350 AT 9
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 140 SCT
   CLOUDS: 220 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 04:00Z
   WINDS: 280 AT 4
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 220 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 15:00Z
   WINDS: 250 AT 6
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 120 SCT
   CLOUDS: 250 SCT
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on April 25, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on April 25, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 250245
AIRMET SIERRA FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 250900
.
AIRMET IFR...ND MN IA WI LM LS MI IL
FROM 30N INL TO YQT TO SSM TO 40SW GRB TO 60SW BAE TO 40NE IRK
TO 20SSW ODI TO 20WNW RWF TO 80SW YWG TO 30N INL
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...MTN OBSCN KY TN
BOUNDED BY HNN-HMV-GQO-20WNW LOZ-HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/PCPN/BR. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z. CONDS CONTG THRU
15Z.
....
CHIT WA 250245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 250900
.
AIRMET TURB...NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
FROM 50SSE YWG TO 30N INL TO YQT TO SSM TO 20NNE YVV TO 30SSE
ECK TO 20SW DXO TO FWA TO 20WSW CVG TO 40NNW DYR TO 20NNW RZC TO
PWE TO 50SSE YWG
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL400. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
AIRMET TURB...KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA
MS AL
FROM 80WNW YQT TO YQT TO 20SSW SSM TO DXO TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN
TO HMV TO GQO TO LGC TO MEI TO MHZ TO 20W EIC TO 80S MLC TO
20SSW MLC TO RWF TO 20NE INL TO 80WNW YQT
MOD TURB BLW 100. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
....
CHIZ WA 250245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 250900
.
AIRMET ICE...ND SD NE
FROM 50NNW ISN TO 50SW BIS TO FSD TO ONL TO 70SW RAP TO 50NNW ISN
MOD ICE BTN 100 AND 150. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z
ENDG 09-12Z.
.
AIRMET ICE...MN WI LM LS MI LH
FROM 50S YWG TO YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO 40WNW MBS TO MKG
TO 50SSW GRB TO 20WSW RHI TO 40N MSP TO 50S YWG
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL180. FRZLVL 020-080. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z
THRU 15Z.
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AIRMET ICE...IA MO WI LM MI LH IL IN KY
FROM 50SSW GRB TO MKG TO 40WNW MBS TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO
40W HNN TO 30S LOZ TO 30ENE ARG TO 40NNE SGF TO DBQ TO 50SSW GRB
MOD ICE BTN 100 AND FL240. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-120 ACRS AREA
   040 ALG 90SW YWG-20WSW BRD-50NE MSP-40ENE EAU-40SE SSM
   080 ALG 60NW RAP-20SW PIR-20W OVR-60W IRK-MBS-30E ECK
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on April 25, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on April 25, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 04/051 DSM NAV ILS RWY 13 OUT OF SERVICE 1404241400-1404242100
CREATED: 23 Apr 2014 18:30:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 04/049 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1036830) 413331.00N0933446.00W (4.0NM ENE DSM) 1232FT (372FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1404231341-1405081341
CREATED: 23 Apr 2014 13:41:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 04/048 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1036821) 412831.00N0932228.00W (13.4NM ESE DSM) 1095FT (265FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1404231340-1405081340
CREATED: 23 Apr 2014 13:40:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 04/034 DSM RWY 23 BAK-12 ARRESTING SYSTEM OUT OF SERVICE 1404102053-1405302359
CREATED: 10 Apr 2014 20:53:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 04/033 DSM RWY 5 BAK-12 ARRESTING SYSTEM OUT OF SERVICE 1404102051-1405302359
CREATED: 10 Apr 2014 20:52:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 04/029 DSM TWY D2, C CLSD 1404071300-1406302300
CREATED: 05 Apr 2014 14:49:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 04/028 DSM TWY D BTN TWY D1 EAST AND TWY R CLSD 1404071300-1406302300
CREATED: 05 Apr 2014 14:44:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 04/027 DSM TWY P BTN TWY B AND RWY 13/31 CLSD 1404071300-1406302300
CREATED: 05 Apr 2014 14:43:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 04/026 DSM RWY 5/23 CLSD 1404071300-1406302300
CREATED: 05 Apr 2014 14:41:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 04/021 DSM RWY 23 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1404071100-1406202300
CREATED: 04 Apr 2014 11:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 04/020 DSM NAV ILS RWY 5 OUT OF SERVICE 1404071100-1406202300
CREATED: 04 Apr 2014 11:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 04/019 DSM RWY 5 RVRT OUT OF SERVICE 1404071100-1406202300
CREATED: 04 Apr 2014 11:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 04/018 DSM RWY 23 RUNWAY END IDENTIFIER LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1404071100-1406202300
CREATED: 04 Apr 2014 11:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 04/017 DSM RWY 5 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1404071100-1406202300
CREATED: 04 Apr 2014 11:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 04/016 DSM RWY 5 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1404071100-1406202300
CREATED: 04 Apr 2014 11:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on April 25, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 250145
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 252000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 251400...OTLK VALID 251400-252000
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...LOW SE IA WITH WRMFNT INTO NW TN. CDFNT FM LOW INTO N
CNTRL AR. TROF FM LOW INTO N CNTRL ND. 20Z LOW S CNTRL LS WITH
CDFNT INTO W CNTRL ND.
.
ND
NW...SCT120. OTLK...VFR.
SW...OVC120 TOP 150. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...OVC020 LYRD FL180. VIS 3SM SCT -SHRA. 04Z OVC030. 10Z
  OVC020. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
SE...OVC030 LYRD FL180. VIS 3-5SM WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP
  FL380. 05Z SCT050. 12Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
W...OVC120 TOP FL180. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT150. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...BKN160 TOP FL200. 05Z SCT160. OTLK...VFR.
N CNTRL...SCT CI. 04Z SCT120 BKN CI. 12Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
S CNTRL...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SKC. 12Z SCT100 BKN150 TOP FL180. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SKC. 12Z BKN130 TOP FL180. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
NW...OVC030 TOP 150. VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR BECMG 15Z
  MVFR CIG BR.
SW...SCT060. 08Z VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR BR BECMG 15Z VFR.
NERN...OVC010 LYRD FL180. TIL 12Z VIS 3SM -SN BR. OTLK...IFR CIG
  BECMG 18Z MVFR CIG.
SE...OVC020 LYRD FL180. 08Z VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR BECMG
  15Z VFR.
.
IA
NW...SCT160. OTLK...VFR.
SW...SCT150 OVC CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...OVC020 LYRD FL220. VIS 3SM -RA. 04Z OVC100. 05Z SCT160.
  OTLK...VFR.
SE...OVC010 LYRD FL220. VIS 3-5SM -RA. 04Z SCT020. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NW...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SW...OVC040 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 05Z
  SKC. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...OVC020 LYRD FL250. TIL 02Z VIS 3-5SM SCT SHRA/TSRA. TS
  POSS SEV. CB TOP FL450. 10Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SE...OVC030 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT SHRA/TSRA. TS POSS SEV. CB TOP
  FL450. 05Z OVC080. 10Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI
NW...OVC030 LYRD FL180. VIS 3SM -RASN BR. 08Z VIS 3SM BR.
  OTLK...IFR CIG BR BECMG 15Z MVFR CIG.
SW...OVC020 LYRD FL180. VIS 3SM -DZ BR. 06Z SCT030. VIS 3SM BR.
  OTLK...IFR BR BECMG 15Z VFR.
NERN...OVC030 LYRD FL180. VIS 3SM -RA BR. 09Z OVC010. VIS 3SM
  BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR BECMG 15Z MVFR CIG.
SE...OVC070 LYRD FL250. VIS 3-5SM -RA. 10Z OVC010. 12Z SKC.
  OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
OVC010 LYRD FL180. VIS 3SM -SN. OTLK...IFR CIG SN.
.
LM LWR MI LH
NW...OVC080 TOP FL180. 07Z OVC040. OCNL -RA. OTLK...VFR RA.
SW...OVC100 TOP FL180. ISOL -SHRA. 04Z OVC050. OCNL -RA. 09Z
  OVC040. VIS 3-5SM -RA. OTLK...MVFR RA BECMG 16Z VFR.
E...OVC080 TOP FL180. 13Z OVC040. VIS 3-5SM -RA. OTLK...MVFR RA
  BECMG 15Z MVFR CIG RA.
.
IL
NW...OVC040 LYRD FL250. VIS 3-5SM -RA. 05Z OVC100. 08Z SCT150.
  OTLK...VFR.
NERN...OVC050 LYRD FL250. SCT -SHRA. 05Z OVC010. VIS 3-5SM SCT
  -SHRA. 09Z OVC020. OTLK...MVFR CIG BECMG 15Z VFR.
SRN...OVC080 TOP FL250. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 11Z
  SCT020. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
NW...BKN150 TOP FL250. 08Z OVC050. SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
  FL380. 11Z OVC020. WDLY SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG
  SHRA BECMG 15Z VFR.
NERN...BKN150 TOP FL250. 10Z OVC030. VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHRA/ISOL
  -TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BECMG 17Z VFR.
S...BKN150 TOP FL250. 04Z OVC040. VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB
  TOP FL400. 09Z OVC020. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG
  SHRA/TSRA BECMG 16Z VFR.
.
KY
W...OVC040 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT SHRA/TSRA. TS POSS SEV. CB TOP
  FL450. 09Z OVC030. OTLK...MVFR CIG BECMG 15Z VFR.
CNTRL...SCT120 BKN CI. 05Z OVC040 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT
  -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 08Z OVC030. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA.
  OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA/TSRA BECMG 15Z VFR.
E...BKN CI. 10Z OVC040 LYRD FL250. SCT --SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP
  FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA/.TSRA.
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