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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:10 AM GMT on November 23, 2014 (8:10 PM CST):
SPECI KDSM 230210Z 19010KT 10SM BKN015 OVC027 13/11 A2967 RMK AO2 T01330106
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:10 AM GMT on November 23, 2014 (8:10 PM CST):
KDSM 230106Z 2301/2324 18012KT 6SM BR SCT004 BKN008 OVC014
     FM230500 19012KT 3SM -DZ BR BKN004 OVC010
     FM231100 17011KT 2SM -RA BR BKN002 OVC007
      TEMPO 2311/2313 1SM -RA BR BKN002 OVC007
     FM232000 30008KT 3SM BR SCT002 BKN008 OVC010=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IAAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME: 23  1: 6
VALID TIME: 23 November AT 01:00Z to 23 November AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 180 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: 6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 4 SCT
   CLOUDS: 8 BKN
   CLOUDS: 14 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 05:00Z
   WINDS: 190 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: 3.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -DZ_BR
   CLOUDS: 4 BKN
   CLOUDS: 10 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 11:00Z
   WINDS: 170 AT 11
   VISIBILITY: 2.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -RA_BR
   CLOUDS: 2 BKN
   CLOUDS: 7 OVC
TEMPORARY WX FROM 11Z TO 13Z
   VISIBILITY: 1.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -RA_BR
   CLOUDS: 2 BKN
   CLOUDS: 7 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 20:00Z
   WINDS: 300 AT 8
   VISIBILITY: 3.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 2 SCT
   CLOUDS: 8 BKN
   CLOUDS: 10 OVC
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:10 AM GMT on November 23, 2014 (8:10 PM CST):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:10 AM GMT on November 23, 2014 (8:10 PM CST):
CHIS WA 222045
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 230300
.
AIRMET IFR...NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
FROM 30N INL TO YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO 50ESE
UIN TO RZC TO OSW TO 40E LBL TO 60ESE HLC TO 60ESE OBH TO 80SSE
FSD TO 40NNE FSD TO 20SE FAR TO 60SSE INL TO 30N INL
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
....
CHIT WA 222324 AMD
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 4 FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 230300
.
...SEE SIGMET ROMEO SERIES...UPDT
.
AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS
FROM 70NE MOT TO 70WSW GFK TO 50SW ABR TO 20SE ANW TO 40NNW GLD
TO BFF TO 70SW RAP TO 80SW DIK TO 50NNW ISN TO 70NE MOT
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
.
AIRMET TURB...NE KS IA MO WI LM MI IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS
AND CSTL WTRS...UPDT
FROM 30SSE BAE TO 20ENE DXO TO FWA TO CVG TO 30ENE FSM TO 50WNW
PSX TO 30SSW LRD TO DLF TO 90S MRF TO ELP TO INK TO 30ESE TBE TO
50W LBL TO 50SSW GLD TO 30W DSM TO 30SSE BAE
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL400. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
.
LLWS POTENTIAL...ND SD
BOUNDED BY 50NNW MOT-20ESE MOT-BIS-60SW BIS-80SW DIK-50NNW ISN-
50NNW MOT
LLWS EXP. CONDS DVLPG 00-03Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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LLWS POTENTIAL...NE KS MN IA MO WI LM MI IL IN KY
BOUNDED BY 40SSE MSP-30ENE DLL-40WSW MBS-30SE ECK-FWA-CVG-40WNW
IIU-50SSW TTH-60SSW AXC-30NW COU-50SSE PWE-50WNW OVR-70S RWF-
40SSE MSP
LLWS EXP. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z
AREA 1...TURB ND SD NE KS MN
BOUNDED BY 100WSW YWG-30SE GFK-60NNW RWF-30S FSD-40SSW OBH-30N
GCK-50W LBL-GLD-BFF-70SW RAP-50NNW ISN-100WSW YWG
MOD TURB BLW 100. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
.
AREA 2...TURB NE KS IA MO LM MI IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL
AND CSTL WTRS...UPDT
BOUNDED BY 20ENE DXO-FWA-40SSE CVG-80E BRO-90W BRO-DLF-90S MRF-
20W ELP-INK-70SSE TBE-30WNW GCK-40ESE OVR-20ESE DBQ-20ENE DXO
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL400. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
....
CHIZ WA 222045
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 3 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 230300
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AIRMET ICE...ND SD NE MN
FROM 50NNW ISN TO 20NNE INL TO 30W FAR TO 30SSE DPR TO 40S ANW TO
30WSW LBF TO 20SE SNY TO BFF TO 70SW RAP TO 50NNW ISN
MOD ICE BTN 070 AND FL200. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
.
AIRMET ICE...MO IL IN KY OK AR TN
FROM 40ENE AXC TO 40ESE IND TO 30WSW CVG TO 30SSE PXV TO 40SW DYR
TO 40SW ARG TO 50SE RZC TO 30WSW FSM TO 30S TUL TO 30NW RZC TO
30SW STL TO 50WSW AXC TO 40ENE AXC
MOD ICE BTN 100 AND FL220. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z
AREA 1...ICE KS MO IL OK TX AR
BOUNDED BY 40ENE IRK-30SE UIN-40WSW STL-70SSE COU-20WNW ARG-50S
ARG-60W SQS-20W TXK-40SSW MLC-20SSW TUL-20W OSW-30SW BUM-60SW
IRK-40ENE IRK
MOD ICE BTN 100 AND FL230. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG THRU
09Z.
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AREA 2...ICE MO IL IN KY
BOUNDED BY FWA-CVG-40WSW IIU-50SSW PXV-30SSE FAM-20WNW FAM-20WSW
STL-40W AXC-40NNE AXC-20NNW BVT-FWA
MOD ICE BTN 100 AND FL200. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
.
AREA 3...ICE ND SD NE MN
BOUNDED BY 90WSW YWG-30N INL-20SSE BJI-60SE BRD-30ENE RWF-30NNE
ONL-30WSW ONL-30NNW GLD-BFF-70SW RAP-70NW RAP-30WSW DPR-70W
ABR-50NW ABR-50ENE BIS-70W GFK-90WSW YWG
MOD ICE BTN 070 AND 160. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-115 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 110 BOUNDED BY 30N INL-YQT-SSM-YVV-30SE ECK-
      30SW DXO-50ESE BAE-50NE DSM-70SSE OBH-50ESE GCK-50W LBL-
      GLD-BFF-70SW RAP-50NNW ISN-30N INL
   SFC ALG 50NNW ISN-50SSW MOT-60WSW ABR-80S ABR-40NNE FSD-40NE
      RHI-YQT
   040 ALG 60W DIK-40NE DIK-20NW BIS-60S ABR-50NW YVV
   080 ALG 50NNW BFF-60WNW ANW-80SSE FSD-20N DBQ-50SW DXO
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:10 AM GMT on November 23, 2014 (8:10 PM CST):
CHIR WS 222315 SIGMET ROMEO 1 VALID UNTIL 230315 KS OK TX NM FROM 70SE HLC TO 50ENE ICT TO 30NE MAF TO 50NNW INK TO TCC TO 70SE HLC OCNL SEV TURB BTN FL270 AND FL350. RPTD BY ACFT. CONDS CONTG BYD 0315Z. .... CHIR WS 222331 COR SIGMET ROMEO 2 VALID UNTIL 230331 KS OK TX NM FROM 70SE HLC TO 50ENE ICT TO 30NE MAF TO 50NNW INK TO TCC TO 70SE HLC OCNL SEV TURB BTN FL270 AND FL400. RPTD BY ACFT. CONDS CONTG BYD 0331Z. ...CORRECTED... ....
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:10 AM GMT on November 23, 2014 (8:10 PM CST):
!DSM 11/128 DSM TWY D BTN TWY F AND TWY P CLSD 1411221914-1411242359EST
CREATED: 22 Nov 2014 19:14:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 11/127 DSM TWY D2 CLSD 1411221859-1411242359EST
CREATED: 22 Nov 2014 19:00:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 11/126 DSM COM EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE OUTLET 122.0 OUT OF SERVICE 1411221614-1411261614
CREATED: 22 Nov 2014 16:14:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 11/122 DSM APRON TERMINAL TAXILANE SURFACE MARKINGS NOT STD 1411212020-1411222359
CREATED: 21 Nov 2014 20:20:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 11/121 DSM RWY 31 RVRM OUT OF SERVICE 1411211849-1411261800EST
CREATED: 21 Nov 2014 18:50:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 11/120 DSM RWY 13 RVRM OUT OF SERVICE 1411211849-1411261800EST
CREATED: 21 Nov 2014 18:49:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 11/093 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1003903) 412856.00N0933846.00W (3.2NM SSE DSM) 1172.9FT (245.1FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1411181340-1412031340
CREATED: 18 Nov 2014 13:40:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 11/005 DSM RWY 13 LAND AND HOLD SHORT OPERATIONS LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1411010131-1411282300
CREATED: 01 Nov 2014 01:31:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 11/004 DSM RWY 5 LAND AND HOLD SHORT OPERATIONS LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1411010131-1411282300
CREATED: 01 Nov 2014 01:31:00 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 09/010 DSM RWY 13 VASI OUT OF SERVICE 1409051412-1509301800EST
CREATED: 05 Sep 2014 14:12:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!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 2:10 AM GMT on November 23, 2014 (8:10 PM CST):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 221945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 231400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 230800...OTLK VALID 230800-231400
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...WRMFNT OVR NWRN ND-N CNTRL SD. BY 14Z OCLD FNT OVR
NWRN MN BECMG CDFNT N CNTRL MN-NWRN IA-SERN NE-CNTRL KS-OK PNHDL
AND WRMFNT OVR N CNTRL MN-NRN WI-NRN LM.
.
ND
W HLF...BKN100 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 03Z BKN120. 07Z BKN080
TOP 120. ISOL -SHSN. OTLK...VFR SHSN 09Z MVFR CIG SN BLSN WND.
E HLF...BKN100 TOP FL200. 01Z TOP FL220. OTLK...VFR 12Z NERN IFR
CIG SN WND.
.
SD
W HLF...BKN100-120 TOP FL200. 03Z SCT030 BKN100 LYRD FL250. ISOL
-SHRA. WND NW 20G30KT. OTLK...VFR WND 13Z NW SHSN.
E HLF...SCT120 BKN CI. 03Z SCT080 BKN150 LYRD FL250.
05Z BKN080-100 LYRD FL250. OTLK...VFR 09Z MVFR BR.
.
NE
PNHDL-NW CNTRL...BKN CI. WND SW 20G30KT. 01Z BKN100-120 TOP
FL200. ISOL -SHRA. 06Z BKN080 TOP FL180. ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...VFR
09Z MVFR CIG SHSN WND.
RMNDR CNTRL...SCT-BKN CI. 06Z SCT100 BKN CI. OTLK...SE PTN IFR
CIG BR ELSW VFR 11Z SW PTN MVFR CIG WND N PTN VFR WND.
E...SCT-BKN CI. 04Z S HLF OVC025 TOP 050. VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR
CIG BR.
.
KS
W...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR WND 12Z N PTN MVFR CIG WND.
CNTRL...BKN-OVC025 TOP 045. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR.
E...OVC020 TOP 070. VIS 3-5SM BR. S HLF ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL360.
00Z OVC015 TOP 100. VIS 3-5SM BR. S HLF -RA. OTLK...IFR CIG RA
BR.
.
MN
XTRM NWRN/NERN/E CNTRL...OVC025 TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR
CIG BR FZDZ.
RMNDR NWRN-W CNTRL...BKN CI. 00Z W CNTRL OVC020 TOP 045.
03Z OVC015-025 TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR 13Z MVFR
CIG.
S...OVC015-025 TOP 035. VIS 3-5SM BR. 04Z TOP 050. -DZ.
OTLK...IFR CIG BR E HLF DZ.
.
IA
OVC015-025 TOP 040. VIS 3-5SM BR. 01Z TOP 050. 06Z S HLF TOP 080.
VIS 3-5SM -RA/BR. OTLK...IFR CIG RA BR.
.
MO
N HLF...OVC025-035 TOP 100. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 00Z OVC015-025 TOP
120. VIS 3-5SM -RA/BR. OTLK..IFR CIG RA BR.
SW...OVC030 LYRD FL250. SCT -SHRA. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL360.
00Z OVC015-025 TOP 160. OCNL VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHRA/BR. OTLK...IFR
CIG SHRA BR.
SE...BKN040 BKN150 TOP FL220. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 06Z BKN050 TOP 140
BKN CI. WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR 12Z IFR.
.
WI
W 2/3...OVC015-025 TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR
09Z RA.
E 1/3...OVC015 TOP 080. VIS 3-5SM -DZ/BR. 23Z TOP 040. VIS 3SM
BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR 09Z RA.
.
LS UPR MI
OVC015-025 TOP 070. OCNL VIS 3SM BR. 02Z TOP 050. VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG BR 11Z DZ.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N HLF...OVC015-025 TOP 080. VIS 3-5SM -DZ/BR. BECMG 0305 TOP 050.
VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR 11Z DZ.
S HLF...OVC015-025 TOP 100-120. VIS 3-5SM -RA/BR. 02Z TOP 080.
OTLK...IFR CIG RA BR.
.
IL
N-N CNTRL...OVC015 TOP 080. VIS 3SM -DZ/BR. 02Z TOP 060.
OTLK...IFR CIG DZ BR 09Z RA.
S CNTRL...BKN035 TOP 090. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 00Z BKN030 TOP 140
BKN CI. WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR.
S...BKN050 TOP 120. ISOL -SHRA. 06Z LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA.
OTLK...VFR SHRA 12Z MVFR CIG SHRA BR.
.
IN
N...OVC020 TOP 120. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 00Z VIS 3-5SM -RA/BR.
OTLK...MVFR CIG RA BR 09Z IFR.
CNTRL...BKN040 TOP 150 BKN CI. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 00Z TOP 120.
OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA BR.
S...BKN060 TOP 150. WDLY SCT -SHRA. OTLK...VFR 12Z W PTN MVFR CIG
BR.
.
KY
W-CNTRL...BKN080 TOP 150. ISOL -SHRA. 06Z SCT040 SCT-BKN080. ISOL
-SHRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA 12Z W MVFR CIG SHRA.
E...BKN100 TOP 160. ISOL -SHRA. 03Z SCT040 SCT080. 07Z SCT040
BKN120 TOP 150. OTLK...VFR 12Z SHRA.
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