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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on October 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 260254Z 05003KT 10SM CLR 14/03 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP180 T01440033 53004
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on October 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
TAF KDSM 252328Z 2600/2624 VRB03KT P6SM SKC
     FM261600 13013KT P6SM SCT022 BKN250=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 25 23:28
VALID TIME: 26 October AT 00:00Z to 26 October AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 3
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
NEW WX STARTING: 16:00Z
   WINDS: 130 AT 13
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 22 SCT
   CLOUDS: 250 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on October 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on October 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 260245
AIRMET SIERRA FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 260900
.
AIRMET IFR...NE KS IA MO IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL
FROM OVR TO 40S STL TO LOZ TO HMV TO GQO TO 40WNW PZD TO 40ENE
MCB TO 50WNW TXK TO 30NNE SLN TO OVR
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...IFR NE KS IA MO IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA
MS AL
BOUNDED BY ANW-OVR-STL-HMV-GQO-30W PZD-50ESE MCB-50WNW TXK-MCK-
ANW
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR/FG. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
....
CHIT WA 260245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB AND STG SFC WNDS VALID UNTIL 260900
.
AIRMET TURB...WI LM LS MI LH
FROM YQT TO SSM TO 20NNW YVV TO 30SE ECK TO GRB TO YQT
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS ENDG 06-09Z.
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AIRMET STG SFC WNDS...LS MI LH
FROM SSM TO YVV TO 40SSW YVV TO 50SSW SSM TO SSM
SUSTAINED SURFACE WINDS GTR THAN 30KT EXP. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z
ENDG 09-12Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z
AREA 1...TURB ND SD
BOUNDED BY 50NNW ISN-70SSW YWG-50NNW FSD-70WNW ANW-70SW RAP-
50NNW ISN
MOD TURB BLW 100. CONDS DVLPG 12-15Z. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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AREA 2...TURB KS OK TX
BOUNDED BY PWE-OSW-SPS-TXO-30ESE TBE-50W LBL-80SSW OBH-PWE
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS DVLPG 12-15Z. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
....
CHIZ WA 260245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 260900
.
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 030-160 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL 040-070 BOUNDED BY 70ENE INL-YQT-SSM-30SE ECK-DXO-
      90SSW YQT-20NE DLH-70ENE INL
   040 ALG 70N SAW-50WSW YVV-30SSW YVV
   080 ALG 70SE YWG-20W GRB-30W DXO-30SW DXO
   120 ALG 30NW ISN-30S MOT-50S FAR-50SW ODI-50SE TTH-30SSE LOZ-
      50SE LOZ
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on October 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 AM GMT on October 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 10/034 DSM TWY P HOLDING POSITION SIGN FOR RWY 13/31 NOT LGTD 1410250319-1410312359
CREATED: 25 Oct 2014 03:19:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 10/033 DSM TWY D HOLDING POSITION SIGN FOR RWY 5/23 NOT LGTD 1410250318-1410312359
CREATED: 25 Oct 2014 03:18:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 10/032 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1228177) 412907.10N0934651.70W (6.1NM WSW DSM) 1247.0FT (265.1FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1410241932-1411080400
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 19:33:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 10/031 DSM TWY B HOLDING POSITION MARKINGS BTN TWY P AND RWY 5/23 NOT STD 1410241159-1410312300
CREATED: 24 Oct 2014 11:59:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 10/024 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1043706) 413505.00N0933830.00W (3.2NM NNE DSM) 1236.9FT (406.8FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1410200826-1411040826
CREATED: 20 Oct 2014 08:26:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 10/012 DSM AD WIND SOCK FOR RWY 13 NOT LGTD 1410161710-1411212359EST
CREATED: 16 Oct 2014 17:10:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 09/063 DSM TWY F CLSD 1409182249-1410311800
CREATED: 18 Sep 2014 23:01:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 09/062 DSM TWY E CLSD 1409182257-1410311800
CREATED: 18 Sep 2014 22:57:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!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 09/020 DSM TWY R BTN TWY D AND TWY B CLSD 1409081258-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 12:58:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/019 DSM TWY B BTN ELLIOTT AVIATION RAMP AND RWY 5/23 CLSD 1409081257-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 12:57:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/010 DSM RWY 13 VASI OUT OF SERVICE 1409051412-1509301800EST
CREATED: 05 Sep 2014 14:12:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!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 07/021 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
!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 2:54 AM GMT on October 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 260145
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 262000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 261400...OTLK VALID 261400-262000
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...CDFNT CURVED FROM SWRN OH ACRS SRN IN..SRN IL AND S
CNTRL MO INTO SWRN NEB. A WRMFNT CONTD FROM SWRN NEB ACRS NEB
PNHDL INTO NERN WY. HIGH PRES WAS OVR SWRN MN-NWRN IA AND ALG
SWRN LA CSTLN. BY 20Z AN OCCLD FNT WILL CURVE FROM WRN ND INTO A
LOW PRES SYS OVR CNTRL SD. A CDFNT WILL CONT FROM LOW TO ALG THE
CO/NE-WY LN. A QSTNRY FNT WILL EXTD SEWD FROM LOW ACRS ERN
NEB..CNTRL MO AND SRN IL INTO EXTRM NERN TN. A SFC TROF WILL EXTD
FROM A LOW OVR NW KS SWD INTO SWRN KS. HIGH PRES WILL BE OVR NWRN
IN AND JUST S OF LA CSTLN.
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ND
SKC OCNL SCT CI. OTLK...VFR BECMG 1720 VFR WIND.
.
SD
WRN...SKC OCNL SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL AND ERN...SKC. BECMG 0811 OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1114
   BKN035-050 TOPS 060-070. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIGS
   BECMG 1720 VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...SKC. OTLK...VFR BECMG 1720 VFR WIND.
CNTRL...SKC. BECMG 0508 VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0811 BKN035 TOPS 060
   VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIGS BR BECMG 1417 VFR.
ERN...SKC OCNL FEW050. BECMG 1114 BKN015-020 TOPS 040.
   VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIGS BR BECMG 1417 VFR.
.
KS
WRN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL AND NERN...SKC. BECMG 0811 SCT-BKN015-025 TOPS 040. VIS
   3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIGS BR BECMG 1417 VFR.
SERN...SKC. VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0508 BKN-OVC015-025 TOPS 040.
   VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIGS BR BECMG 1417 VFR.
.
MN
WRN...SKC. OTLK...VFR WIND.
ERN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
EXTRM WRN IA...SKC. BECMG 0811 OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1114
   SCT-BKN015-025 TOPS 040 VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIGS BR
   BECMG 1417 VFR.
REST OF IA...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NERN MO...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
WRN AND SRN MO...SKC. BECMG 0508 SCT015-025 OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
   BECMG 0811 SCT-BKN015-025 TOPS 040. VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...MVFR
   CIGS BR BECMG 1417 VFR.
.
WI MI LS LM LH
WI/UPR MI/LS...SKC. WIND NW G25KT OVR LS PTNS AREA DMSHG SLOLY
   DURG PD. OTLK...VFR.
LM/LWR MI PTNS AREA...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
LH...SCT-BKN035-050 TOPS 060-080. WIND NW G25KT. OTLK...VFR WIND.
.
IL
NRN AND CNTRL IL...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SRN IL...SKC OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0508 SKC OCNL FEW020-030.
   VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0811 VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...MVFR BR BECMG
   1417 VFR.
.
IN
SKC. BECMG 0811 OVR SRN IN OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
WRN AND CNTRL...SKC. OCNL SCT015-025 VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0508
   BKN-OVC015-020 TOPS 030-040. VIS 3SM BR. BECMG 1114
   BKN-SCT020 VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIGS BR BECMG 1417 VFR.
ERN KY...SKY. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
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