General Aviation Weather

Text Reports

Enter one or more of the following location identifiers separated by a space:

Zip Code, Four-Character ICAO or Three-Character IATA airport codes.

METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 1:54 PM GMT on August 21, 2014 (8:54 AM CDT):
METAR KDSM 211354Z 23009KT 10SM FEW075 FEW100 BKN210 OVC250 26/21 A2983 RMK AO2 SLP093 OCNL LTGICCG DSNT N E SE CB DSNT N E SE MOV NE T02610211
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 1:54 PM GMT on August 21, 2014 (8:54 AM CDT):
TAF KDSM 211127Z 2112/2212 19010KT P6SM SCT070 OVC120
     FM211500 19011G17KT P6SM FEW050 SCT080 BKN120
     FM220100 18007KT P6SM FEW060 SCT150=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 21 11:27
VALID TIME: 21 August AT 12:00Z to 22 August AT 12:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 190 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 70 SCT
   CLOUDS: 120 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 15:00Z
   WINDS: 190 AT 11 GUST 17
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 50 FEW
   CLOUDS: 80 SCT
   CLOUDS: 120 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 01:00Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 60 FEW
   CLOUDS: 150 SCT
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 1:54 PM GMT on August 21, 2014 (8:54 AM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 1:54 PM GMT on August 21, 2014 (8:54 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 211148 AMD
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 211500
.
AIRMET IFR...MN WI LM LS MI LH
FROM 70WNW INL TO YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 20SE ECK TO 60WSW DXO TO
30E GIJ TO 20ENE ODI TO 30N EAU TO 30W BJI TO 70WNW INL
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...KY TN
FROM CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO 20SSW GQO TO 50ESE BWG TO CVG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...ND SD NE MN IA WI IL...UPDT
FROM 70SW YWG TO 60SW GFK TO 30S BJI TO 20ENE ODI TO 30W ORD TO
30ESE IOW TO 50SSE RWF TO 20SSW ANW TO 30ENE DPR TO 20ENE DIK TO
60WSW DIK TO 50NNW ISN TO 70SW YWG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
....
CHIT WA 210845
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 1 FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 211500
.
AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE
FROM 30WSW GFK TO 40SE ABR TO 40NW BFF TO 70SSW ISN TO 30WSW GFK
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL410. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z. CONDS CONTG
BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
.
LLWS POTENTIAL...NE KS IA MO
BOUNDED BY 40SSW FOD-40WNW IRK-30E MCI-50S PWE-40WNW ICT-20SSE
HLC-20ESE OBH-40SSW FOD
LLWS EXP. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
.
OTLK VALID 1500-2100Z...TURB ND SD NE MN WI LS MI
BOUNDED BY 40NE GFK-50SW YQT-40W RHI-60WSW BRD-70NW RWF-30SSE
ABR-40NW BFF-50W DIK-40NE GFK
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG THRU 21Z.
....
CHIZ WA 210845
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 1 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 211500
.
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 125-165 ACRS AREA
   160 ALG 40E LAA-30WSW SLN-40SE SLN-20W OSW
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 1:54 PM GMT on August 21, 2014 (8:54 AM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 1:54 PM GMT on August 21, 2014 (8:54 AM CDT):
!DSM 08/018 DSM NAV ILS RWY 5 DME OUT OF SERVICE 1408211300-1408212000
CREATED: 18 Aug 2014 13:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 08/013 DSM RWY 31 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1408132009-1408292100
CREATED: 13 Aug 2014 20:09:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 08/012 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 FOREM LOM OUT OF SERVICE 1408132007-1408292100
CREATED: 13 Aug 2014 20:07:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 08/011 DSM RWY 31 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1408132002-1408292100
CREATED: 13 Aug 2014 20:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 08/010 DSM NAV ILS RWY 13 OUT OF SERVICE 1408132000-1408292100
CREATED: 13 Aug 2014 20:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 08/009 DSM RWY 13 VASI OUT OF SERVICE 1408131958-1408292100
CREATED: 13 Aug 2014 19:58:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 08/008 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 OUT OF SERVICE 1408131956-1408292100
CREATED: 13 Aug 2014 19:56:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 08/007 DSM RWY 13/31 RVR OUT OF SERVICE 1408131953-1408292100
CREATED: 13 Aug 2014 19:53:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/058 DSM TWY R3 CLSD 1407301356-1408212359EST
CREATED: 30 Jul 2014 13:57:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/057 DSM TWY R BTN TWY R3 AND TWY D CLSD 1407301355-1408212359EST
CREATED: 30 Jul 2014 13:56:00 SOURCE: DSM
!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 07/015 DSM RWY 13 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 1:54 PM GMT on August 21, 2014 (8:54 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 210945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 220400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 212200...OTLK VALID 212200-220400
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...UNAVAILABLE DUE TO PRODUCT LENGTH.
.
ND
W HLF...SKC SW SXNS. CIG BKN010 TOP 080 NERN SXNS WITH VIS 3SM
BR. BECMG 1619 SCT080 THRUT. OTLK..VFR.
NERN..CIG BKN015 LYRD FL360. WDLY SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL390. 18Z BKN070 TOP 100. ISOL -SHRA. OTLK..VFR.
ECNTRL-SE..CIG BKN015 TOP 120. 18Z BKN060. OTLK..VFR.
.
SD
W..BKN130 TOP FL180. OTLK..VFR.
CNTRL..CIG BKN010 TOP 080. VIS 3SM BR. BECMG 1417 SCT110 SCT CI.
OTLK..VFR.
E..CIG BKN015 BKN040 TOP 120. OCNL VIS 3SM BR. 17Z SCT050.
OTLK..VFR.
.
NE
W OF 40NW ANW-15SW MCK..BKN130 TOP FL180. 16Z SCT CI. 19Z SCT120.
ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK..VFR.
E OF 40ENE ONL-80NW SLN..SCT070 BKN100 LYRD FL360. SCT -TSRA. CB
TOP FL450. 13Z SCT100 SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
ELSW...SCT CI. 14Z BKN130 TOP FL180. 20Z SCT100 W HLF WITH ISOL
-TSRA. CB TOP FL420. OTLK..VFR.
.
KS
N HLF..SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
SW..SCT CI. 21Z SCT110. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL430. OTLK..VFR TSRA.
SCNTRL-SE..SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
.
MN
NW..BKN050 TOP FL200. TIL 16Z OCNL VIS 3SM BR E. 19Z WDLY SCT
-SHRA/ISOL -TSRA THRUT. CB TOP FL420. OTLK..VFR SHRA.
WCNTRL..OVC025 TOP FL200. TIL 15Z SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL430.
18Z BKN050. 21Z WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK..VFR
SHRA TSRA.
SW..BKN020 BKN060 TOP FL200. VIS 3-5SM BR. SCT -TSRA POSS SEV. CB
TOP FL450. 15Z BKN030. 20Z BKN050. ISOL -TSRA POSS SEV. CB TOP
FL450. OTLK..VFR TSRA.
NERN..CIG OVC010 TOP 050. VIS 3SM BR. 16Z CLDS LYRD FL360. WDLY
SCT -SHRA. AFT 19Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL390. OTLK..MVFR CIG SHRA.
ECNTRL-SE..SCT030 BKN050 TOP FL200. SCT -TSRA POSS SEV ENDG
14-17Z. CB TOP FL450. AFT 12Z BKN030. 18Z BKN050. OTLK..VFR TSRA.
.
IA
W..SCT070 BKN100 TOP FL200. ISOL -TSRA. TS POSS SEV N HLF AREA.
CB TOP FL450 THRUT. OTLK..VFR TSRA SHRA.
E..BKN020 BKN050 TOP 100 NERN HLF AREA. SCT050 SWRN HLF AREA. TIL
16Z VIS 3SM BR THRUT. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 16Z BKN050. ISOL
-SHRA. OTLK..VFR TSRA.
.
MO
W..SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
NERN..SKC. OCNL VIS 5SM BR. 15Z SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
SE..SCT120. VIS 5SM BR. 15Z SCT040. OTLK..VFR.
.
WI
S 1/3..BKN020 LYRD FL200. OCNL VIS 3SM BR. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. 15Z SCT040 SCT CI. 20Z BKN040 TOP 080. SCT -TSRA POSS SEV.
CB TOP FL450. OTLK..VFR TSRA.
N 2/3..
 SW HLF AREA..SCT030 SCT070. ISOL -SHRA W. 13Z BKN030 TOP FL200.
 WDLY SCT -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL430. 19Z BKN050 TOP 100. ISOL
 -SHRA. OTLK..VFR SHRA TSRA.
 NERN HLF AREA..BKN020 TOP 060. VIS 3SM BR. 16Z SCT045. 20Z
 BKN030 BKN050 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400.
 OTLK..VFR SHRA.
.
LS UPR MI
W HLF...BKN015 TOP 050. TIL 15Z VIS 3SM BR. BECMG 1619 BKN030.
OTLK..VFR BECMG 0003 MVFR CIG SHRA.
E HLF...OVC015 TOP 050. TIL 16Z VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N 1/3..OVC015 TOP 050. VIS 3SM BR. 18Z BKN030. OTLK..MVFR CIG BR.
CNTRL 1/3..BKN015 TOP 050. VIS 3SM BR. 16Z BKN050 TOP 060. 20Z
SCT050. OTLK..VFR BECMG 2302 VFR SHRA.
S 1/3..
 W HLF..SCT010-020. VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1215 BKN045 TOP
 080. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK..VFR TSRA.
 E HLF..SCT020 SCT050. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. 14Z SCT050.
 OTLK..VFR SHRA.
.
IL IN
W OF 40SSE DBQ-TTH-20NW IIU..SKC. VIS 5SM BR. 15Z SCT050.
OTLK..VFR.
E OF 30W GIJ-35W ROD..BKN120 LYRD FL200. ISOL -SHRA. BECMG 1214
SCT030 BKN080. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL420. OTLK..VFR
SRHA.
ELSW...BKN030 BKN080 LYRD FL200. SCT -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL450.
BECMG 1518 SCT060 BKN CI. OTLK..VFR.
.
KY
W HLF..SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
E HLF..SCT060. OCNL VIS 3SM BR. BECMG 1518 SCT040. WDLY SCT -TSRA
CB TOP FL450. OTLK..VFR TSRA.
....
Aviation Weather Maps