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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:50 PM GMT on December 20, 2014 (2:50 PM CST):
SPECI KDSM 202050Z 16007KT 6SM BR OVC004 02/00 A3012 RMK AO2
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:50 PM GMT on December 20, 2014 (2:50 PM CST):
KDSM 202023Z 2020/2118 17005KT 5SM BR OVC007
     FM210500 16007KT 2SM -DZ OVC005
     FM211600 18012KT 5SM BR OVC009=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IAAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME: 20 20:23
VALID TIME: 20 December AT 20:00Z to 21 December AT 18:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 170 AT 5
   VISIBILITY: 5.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 7 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 05:00Z
   WINDS: 160 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: 2.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -DZ
   CLOUDS: 5 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 16:00Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: 5.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 9 OVC
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:50 PM GMT on December 20, 2014 (2:50 PM CST):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:50 PM GMT on December 20, 2014 (2:50 PM CST):
CHIS WA 202045
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 210300
.
AIRMET IFR...ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LS MI IL
FROM 50N MOT TO 30N INL TO YQT TO 30NNW GRB TO 20SSE UIN TO 20E
MCI TO 50SW PWE TO 80S OBH TO 30W ABR TO 50N MOT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
.
AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM 40W BKW TO HMV TO GQO TO LOZ TO 40W BKW
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z ENDG 03-06Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z...IFR KS OK TX AR LA
BOUNDED BY 30S SLN-40SSW MLU-20N IAH-40S ABI-30E LBL-60SSE HLC-
30S SLN
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG THRU
09Z.
....
CHIT WA 202045
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 3 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 210300
.
AIRMET TURB...KS MO IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL
FROM CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 20SSE LGC TO 20S LRD TO DLF TO
110S MRF TO 20WNW ELP TO INK TO 20NNW TXO TO OSW TO 20NNE PXV TO
CVG
MOD TURB BTN FL260 AND FL390. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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CHIZ WA 202045
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 4 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 210300
.
AIRMET ICE...MN IA WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
FROM 30NW INL TO 20NNW YQT TO SSM TO 70SSE SSM TO 20S MBS TO
40SSE FWA TO 20SSE CVG TO 40S IOW TO 40S BRD TO 30NW INL
MOD ICE BLW 080. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z...ICE NE KS IA MO
BOUNDED BY 20SSW OBH-20SSW OVR-40SSE PWE-40SW SLN-60SSE LAA-50E
AKO-20S LBF-20SSW OBH
MOD ICE BTN 120 AND 170. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG THRU
09Z.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-085 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 070 BOUNDED BY 70SW YWG-40SE BRD-20ESE MCW-
      60SW PXV-40WNW VXV-50ENE MSL-30SSW LIT-60NNW LIT-20ESE MCI-
      20NNW SLN-20SE DIK-70SSW ISN-50NNW ISN-70SW YWG
   SFC ALG GLD-30SSW FOD-50NW IOW-40W BDF-20NNW BWG-30ENE BWG-HNN
   040 ALG 40E AKO-30S PWE-20WNW MCI-40NE BUM-40ESE BUM-RZC
   080 ALG 50SE LAA-20WSW GCK-40SE GCK-40E LBL
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:50 PM GMT on December 20, 2014 (2:50 PM CST):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 8:50 PM GMT on December 20, 2014 (2:50 PM CST):
!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 12/051 DSM RWY 13 LAND AND HOLD SHORT OPERATIONS LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1412172053-1501072300EST
CREATED: 17 Dec 2014 20:53:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 12/050 DSM RWY 5 LAND AND HOLD SHORT OPERATIONS LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1412172015-1501072300
CREATED: 17 Dec 2014 20:15:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 12/047 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1003903) 412856.00N0933846.00W (3.2NM SSE DSM) 1172.9FT (245.1FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1412150317-1412300317
CREATED: 15 Dec 2014 03:17:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 12/012 DSM TWY P HOLDING POSITION SIGN FOR RWY 13/31 NOT LGTD 1412070320-1412312359
CREATED: 07 Dec 2014 03:20:00 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 8:50 PM GMT on December 20, 2014 (2:50 PM CST):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 201945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 211400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 210800...OTLK VALID 210800-211400
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...UPR LVL TROF CNTRL PTNS IL IN WILL CONT EWD THRU PD.
UPR LVL TROF UPR MS VLY WILL APCH N CNTRL GREAT LAKES DURG OTLK.
UPR LVL TROF NW ND WILL APCH NW MN 12-14Z. BROAD UPR LVL TROF W
CNTRL/SWRN PLAINS 06-09Z WILL APCH ERN PTNS NE KS OK-CNTRL TX
LATE DURG OTLK. WLY FLOW THRUT. WRM FNT CNTRL PTNS ND SD WILL
CONT NEWD THRU PD AND WKN DURG OTLK. HI PRES WILL DMNT RMNDR THRU
PD.
.
ND
W HLF...BKN035 BKN050 TOPS 080. BECMG 0002 SCT040. 06Z OCNL VIS
  3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN-OVC025 TOPS 040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG
  BR.
.
SD
W HLF...BKN080-100 LYRD FL200. BECMG 2301 FEW-SCT100-120 SCT-BKN
  CI. 06Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN025 TOPS 035. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR.
.
NE
PNHDL...SCT-BKN100-120 LYRD FL180. BECMG 0002 FEW-SCT100 SCT-BKN
  CI. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR W HLF...SCT120-140 BKN CI. BECMG 2301 SCT-BKN120 TOPS 160
  BKN CI. 06Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...OVC020 TOPS 030. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR.
.
KS
W HLF...SKC OCNL SCT CI. BECMG 0002 SCT-BKN100 LYRD FL220.
  OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...BKN020 TOPS 035. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0103
  BKN025-030. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
.
MN
N HLF...OVC010-015 TOPS 050. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -SN BR. OTLK...IFR
  CIG BR.
S HLF...OVC015-025 TOPS 040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG
  BR.
.
IA
OVC010-020 TOPS 045. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR.
.
MO
NW PTN...BKN-OVC010-020 TOPS 035. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 2200
  BKN015-025. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
NE PTN...BKN-OVC010-020 TOPS 040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR
  CIG BR.
SW PTN...BKN-OVC015-025 TOPS 040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR
  CIG BR.
SE PTN...BKN035 TOPS 050. BECMG 2301 BKN040. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI
N HLF...OVC010-020 TOPS 065. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -SN BR. OTLK...IFR
  CIG SN BR.
S HLF...BKN-OVC015-025 TOPS 070. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -SN BR.
  OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
.
LS UPR MI
BKN015-025 TOPS 040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
NERN LWR MI...SCT025 SCT CI. BECMG 0204 SCT020 SCT CI. OCNL VIS
  3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR NRN PTN...BKN020-025 TOPS 035. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
  OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
SRN PTN...BKN015-025 TOPS 035 BKN CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
  OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
.
IL
N HLF...BKN015-025 OVC040 TOPS 080. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -SN BR.
  OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
SW PTN...BKN025 TOPS 050. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0002 BKN030.
  OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
SE PTN...BKN035 TOPS 065. BECMG 0204 FEW-SCT040. 06Z OCNL VIS
  3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
N HLF...BKN020-025 TOPS 050. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0103
  BKN025-030. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR NRN PTN VFR
  SRN PTN.
S HLF...BKN025 TOPS 040. BECMG 2301 SCT030 SCT-BKN050 TOPS 065.
  OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
W HLF...SCT-BKN040 TOPS 070. BECMG 0002 FEW-SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SCT035 BKN050 TOPS 080. BECMG 2301 SCT045. OTLK...VFR.
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