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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 AM GMT on January 27, 2015 (3:54 AM CST):
METAR KDSM 270954Z 33006KT 10SM CLR 01/M02 A3006 RMK AO2 SLP184 T00061017
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 AM GMT on January 27, 2015 (3:54 AM CST):
KDSM 270808Z 2708/2806 34007KT P6SM OVC019
     FM271000 31007KT P6SM SCT019
     FM271600 05005KT P6SM SCT030
     FM271900 12006KT P6SM SCT030=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IAAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME: 27  8: 8
VALID TIME: 27 January AT 08:00Z to 28 January AT 06:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 340 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 19 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 10:00Z
   WINDS: 310 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 19 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 16:00Z
   WINDS: 50 AT 5
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 30 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 19:00Z
   WINDS: 120 AT 6
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 30 SCT
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 AM GMT on January 27, 2015 (3:54 AM CST):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 AM GMT on January 27, 2015 (3:54 AM CST):
CHIS WA 270845
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 1 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 271500
.
AIRMET IFR...ND SD NE MN IA
FROM 70NE MOT TO 30N INL TO 30WNW YQT TO 20W DLH TO 40W MSP TO
40SSW DSM TO 40SSE OVR TO 20NNW OVR TO 70S FSD TO 40SW ABR TO
70NE MOT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...IA WI LM LS MI IL IN KY TN
FROM 30N SAW TO 60SE SAW TO 30SE GRB TO 30W GIJ TO 30SSW CVG TO
HMV TO 30ENE GQO TO 50WSW BWG TO 40SW PXV TO 40ESE FAM TO 40SSE
STL TO 40SSW ODI TO 50ESE EAU TO 50ESE DLH TO 30N SAW
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
.
AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 50WSW LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG BY 21Z.
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CHIT WA 270845
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 1 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 271500
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AIRMET TURB...MN WI LM LS MI IL
FROM 80E INL TO YQT TO 70NE SAW TO 30ESE ORD TO 20W JOT TO 30E
DBQ TO 80E INL
MOD TURB BTN 140 AND FL290. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
.
OTLK VALID 1500-2100Z...TURB WI LM LS MI IL IN KY TN
BOUNDED BY 50ESE YQT-70NE SAW-50WNW SSM-40SW DXO-FWA-CVG-50W HNN-
30WSW HMV-30SSW VXV-50S IIU-40SSE BAE-50ESE YQT
MOD TURB BTN 140 AND FL290. CONDS CONTG THRU 21Z.
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CHIZ WA 270845
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 1 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 271500
.
AIRMET ICE...IN KY TN AL
FROM FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 40WNW ATL TO 50NE VUZ TO
50W BWG TO 40ENE PXV TO 40E BVT TO FWA
MOD ICE BLW 150. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z THRU 21Z.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-125 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 120 BOUNDED BY 70WNW INL-30N BJI-30ESE MSP-
      20E IOW-40ESE STL-30ENE DYR-40WNW DYR-20NW OSW-ICT-60SSE
      HLC-20SW MCK-80SW DIK-50NNW ISN-70WNW INL
   SFC ALG 80SW DIK-30NNW DPR-30NNE ANW-60WNW OVR-20S MCI-30WNW
      STL-30SSE BWG
   040 ALG 50SSW ISN-60S BIS-40NW OVR-20SSE MCI-40SSE COU-30W
      FAM-20NNW DYR
   080 ALG 100SE MLS-50WSW DPR-60S DPR-30WSW ANW-20NE OBH-30NNW
      OSW-40WNW ARG
   120 ALG 60SE GCK-50ENE GCK-70SE HLC-40S ICT
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 AM GMT on January 27, 2015 (3:54 AM CST):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 AM GMT on January 27, 2015 (3:54 AM CST):
!DSM 01/055 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 OUT OF SERVICE 1501271330-1501271530
CREATED: 26 Jan 2015 18:15:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 01/041 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1293416) 412247.20N0932827.30W
(12.6NM SE DSM) 1161.7FT (254.9FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE1501140603-1501290503CREATED: 14 Jan 2015 06:02:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 12/056 DSM RWY 23 HOLDING POSITION SIGN AT RWY 13/31 NE SIDE NOT
LGTD 1412200426-1501302359CREATED: 20 Dec 2014 04:26:00 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 4/9859 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23A...ILS RWY 31 (CAT II AND III), AMDT 23A...CHANGE THRE 958 TO TDZE 958.THIS IS ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23B; ILS RWY 31 (CAT II AND III),AMDT 23B. 1412162006-PERMCREATED: 16 Dec 2014 20:06:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!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 9:54 AM GMT on January 27, 2015 (3:54 AM CST):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 270245
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 272100
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 271500...OTLK VALID 271500-272100
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...SEVERAL MID/UPR LVL IMPULSES WILL CONT ACRS THE GREAT
LAKES-UPR MID W-CNTRL/ERN PTNS MID S THRU PD IN NW FLOW. OTRW..HI
PRES WILL CONT TO BLD OVR GREAT PLAINS-LWR MS VLY. WNW FLOW SW
PTN..NW FLOW THRU RMNDR. WRM FNT WRN PTNS WI IL-E CNTRL MO WILL
WKN THRU 06Z. CDFNT WILL DEVELOP W CNTRL PLAINS-NE OK-CNTRL AR-S
CNTRL DEEP S LATE DURG OTLK.
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ND
W HLF...FEW-SCT130-150 SCT CI. BECMG 0608 SKC OCNL SCT CI. OCNL
  VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...FEW-SCT025 SCT100 SCT-BKN CI. BECMG 0709 SCT100-120 BKN
  CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
W HLF...SKC OCNL SCT CI. 06Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SKC. BECMG 0609 FEW-SCT150 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
  OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
N HLF...BKN-OVC020-025 TOPS 035. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR
  CIG BR 16Z VFR.
SE PTN...BKN025 BKN040 TOPS 050. BECMG 0608 BKN025. OCNL VIS
  3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR 16Z VFR.
SW PTN...BKN025 TOPS 035. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR
  16Z VFR.
.
IA
W HLF...SKC. BECMG 0507 SCT025-030. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
  OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN015-020 TOPS 050. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG
  BR.
.
MO
W 2/3...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
E 1/3...SCT030. BECMG 0507 BKN025 TOPS 035. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
  OTLK...VFR.
.
WI
OVC015-025 TOPS 070. VIS 3-5SM -SN BR. OTLK...IFR CIG SN BR 17Z
MVFR CIG.
.
LS UPR MI
OVC010-020 TOPS 120. VIS 3-5SM BR. WDLY SCT -SHSN. OTLK...MVFR
CIG SN BR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
LM/LH...BKN-OVC010-015 OVC050 TOPS 150. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL
  -SHSN. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
N HLF LWR MI...SCT030 BKN080 TOPS 160. OCNL -SN. 06Z OCNL VIS
  3-5SM -SN BR. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF LWR MI...SCT025 BKN080 TOPS 140. OCNL -SN. BECMG 0608
  SCT020-025 SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
N HLF...OVC010-020 TOPS 100. VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHSN.
  OTLK...IFR CIG SN BR 16Z MVFR CIG.
S HLF...BKN-OVC020-025 TOPS 060. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR
  CIG 16Z VFR.
.
IN
BKN-OVC015-025 TOPS 100. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHSN. BECMG
1214 BKN030 TOPS 065. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
W HLF...OVC020 TOPS 080. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHSN.
  OTLK...MVFR CIG.
E HLF...OVC025 TOPS 050. VIS 3-5SM -SN BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
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