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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 7:54 PM GMT on September 01, 2015 (2:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 011954Z 19011KT 10SM SCT250 OVC300 32/22 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP134 T03220217
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 7:54 PM GMT on September 01, 2015 (2:54 PM CDT):
TAF KDSM 011730Z 0118/0218 21011KT P6SM FEW060 SCT250
     FM020000 18006KT P6SM SCT250
     FM020700 19008KT P6SM SCT100 BKN150=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME:  1 17:30
VALID TIME: 1 September AT 18:00Z to 2 September AT 18:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 210 AT 11
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 60 FEW
   CLOUDS: 250 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 00:00Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 6
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 250 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 07:00Z
   WINDS: 190 AT 8
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 100 SCT
   CLOUDS: 150 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 7:54 PM GMT on September 01, 2015 (2:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 7:54 PM GMT on September 01, 2015 (2:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 011445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 012100
.
AIRMET IFR...MN WI LM LS MI LH
FROM YQT TO 20N SAW TO 20N SSM TO YVV TO 20ENE ASP TO 40SW SSM
TO 40SSE SAW TO 20NW GRB TO ODI TO 50NW EAU TO YQT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 16-17Z.
....
CHIT WA 011445
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 012100
.
NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
.
OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z...TURB MO IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL
AND CSTL WTRS
BOUNDED BY CVG-30SE BNA-MLU-LCH-SAT-TUL-50W FAM-CVG
MOD TURB BTN FL300 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
....
CHIZ WA 011445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 012100
.
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 130-160 ACRS AREA
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 7:54 PM GMT on September 01, 2015 (2:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 7:54 PM GMT on September 01, 2015 (2:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 08/044 DSM COM EN ROUTE FLIGHT ADVISORY SERVICE OUTLET 122.0 OUT OF SERVICE 1508311702-1509011800EST
CREATED: 31 Aug 2015 17:05:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/050 DSM RWY 13 VASI DECOMMISSIONED 1507291203-PERM
CREATED: 29 Jul 2015 12:03:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/113 DSM AD SMGCS OPERATIONS NOT AVBL 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 19:27:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 05/110 DSM TWY D1 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:25:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/109 DSM TWY D BTN TWY E AND TWY D1 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:24:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/108 DSM TWY D2 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:23:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/107 DSM TWY R3 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:22:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/106 DSM TWY R BTN TWY D AND TWY R3 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:21:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/105 DSM TWY D BTN TWY R AND TWY D6 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:20:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/104 DSM TWY B BTN AIR NATIONAL GUARD SOUTH RAMP AND TWY D CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:18:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/103 DSM TWY A CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:15:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/102 DSM RWY 13/31 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:12:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/098 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 FOREM LOM OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/097 DSM RWY 31 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/096 DSM RWY 31 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/095 DSM RWY 13 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/094 DSM RWY 13/31 RVR OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/093 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/092 DSM NAV ILS RWY 13 OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 02/101 DSM OBST CRANE (ASN UNKNOWN) 413949N0933949W (1NM NW DSM)
 1002FT (60FT AGL) SR-SS 1502171439-1607082200CREATED: 17 Feb 2015 14:39:00 SOURCE: DSM
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 7:54 PM GMT on September 01, 2015 (2:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 011845
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 021300
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 020700...OTLK VALID 020700-021300
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 NERN MN-NW ND FCST 00Z SERN MN-SW SD. CDFNT
DVLPG 00Z SW SD-SRN NEB PNHDL. 13Z WRMFNT E CNTRL SD-CNTRL SD.
CDFNT CNTRL SD-SRN NEB PNHDL. HIGH PRES ELSW THRU PD.
.
ND
SKC. TIL 01Z SCT130. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
SE...BKN150 LYRD FL250. BKN CI. 01Z SCT120 SCT-BKN150. WDLY SCT
-TSRA. CB TOP FL440. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
W HLF...SCT CI. TIL 23Z SCT120. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT-BKN150 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA. ISOL -TSRA POSS. CB
TOP FL360. 22Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
NW...SCT120 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SW...SCT150 SCT CI. WDLY SCT -TSRA/-SHRA POSS. CB TOP FL350. 02Z
SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT060. 01Z SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR AFT 12Z VFR SHRA.
SE...SCT CI. 06Z BKN130 TOP FL200. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
ARROWHEAD...BKN CI. 03Z SCT-BKN130-150 LYRD FL250. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR N HLF...SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT060 SCT-BKN130 LYRD FL250. BKN CI. TIL 02Z WDLY SCT
-SHRA. ISOL -TSRA POSS. CB TOP FL350. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
W HLF...SCT060-070 BKN CI. 23Z SCT-BKN060 BKN110 LYRD FL250. WDLY
SCT -TSRA/-SHRA MAINLY NRN PTNS. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...VFR AFT 11Z
MVFR BR.
E HLF...SKC. TIL 23Z SCT060-070. 06Z SCT060 SCT150 SCT-BKN CI.
OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR AFT 09Z SERN PTNS MVFR BR.
.
WI
N HLF...SCT045 BKN150 LYRD FL250. BKN CI. TIL 03Z WDLY SCT
-TSRA/-SHRA. POSS. CB TOP FL350. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT060. 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
W HLF...SCT040 SCT120 BKN CI. 04Z SCT150 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 5SM BR.
OTLK...MVFR BR.
E HLF...SCT050 BKN CI. 20Z BKN100 LYRD FL200. 01Z SCT120. AFT 06Z
VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR BR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N HLF...SCT050. 01Z SKC. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR BR.
S HLF...SCT-BKN045 TOP 070. 05Z SCT060. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...MVFR BR.
.
IL
E CNTRL...SCT-BKN050-060 LYRD FL300. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL390.
01Z SCT100. OTLK...VFR 09Z MVFR BR.
W CNTRL PTNS-N HLF...SCT050-060 SCT CI. 02Z SCT CI. OTLK...MVFR
BR.
RMNDR...SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
SCT-BKN050 BKN090 LYRD FL250. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 07Z SCT
CI. OTLK...VFR AFT 10Z MVFR BR.
.
KY
W HLF...SCT050 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR AFT 10Z MVFR BR.
E HLF...BKN050-070 TOP 120. 01Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR AFT 09Z MVFR
BR.
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