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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on March 30, 2015 (5:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 302254Z 25018G29KT 10SM FEW220 BKN250 24/M03 A2984 RMK AO2 PK WND 26033/2237 SLP104 T02391033
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on March 30, 2015 (5:54 PM CDT):
KDSM 301726Z 3018/3118 25019G28KT P6SM FEW120 SCT250
     FM310000 25009KT P6SM SKC
     FM310600 30007KT P6SM SKC=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 30 17:26
VALID TIME: 30 March AT 18:00Z to 31 March AT 18:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 250 AT 19 GUST 28
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 120 FEW
   CLOUDS: 250 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 00:00Z
   WINDS: 250 AT 9
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
NEW WX STARTING: 06:00Z
   WINDS: 300 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on March 30, 2015 (5:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on March 30, 2015 (5:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 302045
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 310300
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AIRMET IFR...MN WI LS MI
FROM 70WNW INL TO 40SW SAW TO 50SSW RHI TO 30SSW BJI TO 70WNW INL
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN. CONDS DVLPG 00-03Z. CONDS CONTG
BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z...IFR MN WI LM LS MI LH
BOUNDED BY 90SE YWG-30ESE INL-50WSW SAW-40NE GRB-30S ECK-20S DXO-
20NNW BAE-30NW DLL-60S DLH-30SSW BJI-90SE YWG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
....
CHIT WA 302045
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 4 FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 310300
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD MN IA WI LM LS MI IL IN KY
FROM 70WNW INL TO 50NNE FWA TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO 30SSE
LOZ TO 30NNE UIN TO 60SSE MCW TO 40SW FAR TO 40NNW ISN TO 60S
YWG TO 70WNW INL
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL380. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM IL IN
FROM 50NNW MOT TO 70NE GFK TO 30SE MSP TO 20SW GRB TO 30SE BAE
TO 20NE AXC TO 30NE COU TO MCI TO 50N MCI TO 40NW OVR TO 50NNW
FSD TO 50NNW MOT
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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AIRMET TURB...WI LM MI LH IL IN
FROM SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO DXO TO FWA TO 50SW ROD TO 20ENE
AXC TO 30SE BAE TO 30NE RHI TO SSM
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS ENDG 21-00Z.
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LLWS POTENTIAL...IA WI IL
BOUNDED BY 50WSW ODI-30SSE BAE-30SSW BVT-50S IOW-40WNW MCW-50WSW
ODI
LLWS EXP. CONDS DVLPG 00-03Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z
AREA 1...TURB ND MN IA WI LM LS MI IL IN KY
BOUNDED BY 70WNW INL-50NNE FWA-FWA-CVG-HNN-50SW BKW-50E LOZ-40E
AXC-30W DBQ-40W MSP-90SW YWG-70WNW INL
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL380. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
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AREA 2...TURB ND SD MN IA MO WI LM LS MI IL IN KY AR TN
BOUNDED BY 60NNE MOT-40WNW INL-40ESE BRD-30SSE EAU-30SW GRB-
20ENE BAE-DXO-FWA-CVG-20S PXV-20SSW DYR-60WSW ARG-60ESE SGF-BUM-
40WSW FOD-60NNE MOT
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
....
CHIZ WA 302045
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 3 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 310300
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AIRMET ICE...ND MN IA WI LM LS MI IL IN
FROM 70WNW INL TO 30SW YQT TO 40NW SAW TO 20NW TVC TO DXO TO
20WSW FWA TO 20SW BVT TO 30NW BDF TO ODI TO 30E MSP TO 60ESE FAR
TO 50NNE GFK TO 70WNW INL
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL180. FRZLVL SFC-060. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z
THRU 09Z.
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OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z...ICE MN WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
BOUNDED BY 70WNW INL-40SW YQT-40NNE TVC-30SE ASP-30SE ECK-20ENE
DXO-20WSW FWA-30SE ORD-20NW BAE-40ENE ODI-40SSW DLH-30SSE
BJI-70WNW INL
MOD ICE BTN FRZLVL AND FL180. FRZLVL SFC-060. CONDS CONTG THRU
09Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-125 ACRS AREA
   SFC ALG 60WNW YQT-50W YQT-30SW SAW-40NW TVC-30WNW ASP-30SE
      ASP-30E ECK
   040 ALG 60WNW INL-50SSE INL-DLH-20ENE GRR-20SW DXO
   080 ALG 60SSW ISN-50ESE MCW-40E UIN-20WNW BWG-60ESE BWG
   120 ALG 40ESE LAA-40SSE ICT
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on March 30, 2015 (5:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on March 30, 2015 (5:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 03/080 DSM RWY 5 LAND AND HOLD SHORT OPERATIONS LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1503272352-1504032300
CREATED: 27 Mar 2015 23:52:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 03/076 DSM AIRSPACE UNMANNED ACFT WITHIN AN AREA DEFINED AS 5NM RADIUS OF DSM347018 SFC-2000FT 1503301300-1503302100
CREATED: 27 Mar 2015 13:05:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!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
!DSM 02/100 DSM OBST CRANE (ASN UNKNOWN) 413234N0933948W (1NM NE DSM)
UNKNOWN (60FT AGL) SR-SS 1502171415-1504302200CREATED: 17 Feb 2015 14:15:00 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 4/4505 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 10:54 PM GMT on March 30, 2015 (5:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 301845
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 311300
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 310700...OTLK VALID 310700-311300
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.
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SYNOPSIS...19Z CDFNT ERN UPR MI-NERN MN-NCNTRL MN. TROF FM LOW
PRES SE ND-CNTRL NE-NW KS-NERN NM. HI PRES RDG SW LWR MI-NERN AR.
00Z CDFNT SRN LH-SE WI-LOW PRES SE MN-SE ND-LOW PRES SW MB. TROF
SE MN-NERN NE-LOW PRES SW KS. WRMFNT SW KS-SCNTRL OK-NERN TX. HI
PRES RDG SRN IN-MIDDLE TN. HI PRES RDG CNTRL SD-WRN CO. 13Z CDFNT
NRN VT-LOW PRES SE LWR MI-NERN IL-NW WI THEN WRMFNT TO LOW PRES
50NW INL. WRMFNT NCNTRL MT-SW ND-NW SD. TROF FM LOW PRES SW KS-SW
TX. WRMFNT SW KS-NERN OK-SW AL.
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ND
WRN...SKC. TIL 00Z WND NW G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN050 OVC080 TOP FL220. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 20Z SCT060. 00Z
SKC. OTLK...VFR 12Z MVFR CIG.
SE...BKN100 TOP FL200. 20Z SKC. TIL 01Z WND NW G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
WRN...SKC. TIL 00Z WND NW 20G30KT. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SKC. TIL 00Z WND W G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
NCNTRL...SKC. TIL 00Z WND NW G25-30KT. OTLK...VFR.
SCNTRL...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SKC. TIL 00Z WND SW G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
WRN 2/3...SKC. TIL 00Z WND SW G25-30KT. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SKC. OCNL VIS 3-5SM FU. FU TOP 060. 00Z SKC. OTLK...VFR 10Z
MVFR CIG BR.
.
MN
NW...BKN050 OVC090 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 00Z SCT060 SCT120.
02Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
WCNTRL...BKN100 TOP FL200. 22Z SKC. TIL 00Z WND NW G25KT.
OTLK...VFR.
SW...SCT100. 20Z SKC. TIL 00Z WND NW G25-30KT. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN060 OVC120 TOP FL220. 21Z BKN030 OVC060. VIS 3-5SM
-RASN. 02Z OVC020-030. VIS 3SM -SN. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
ECNTRL...BKN045 OVC080 TOP FL220. OCNL -RA. 00Z BKN100. 03Z SKC.
OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN070 TOP FL180. 03Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
WRN...SKC. TIL 00Z WND SW G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN100 TOP FL200. WND SW G25KT. 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI
NW...OVC035 TOP FL220. OCNL -RA. 23Z BKN030 OVC045. VIS 3-5SM
-RASN. 01Z OVC020-030. VIS 3SM -SNRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
NCNTRL...BKN120 TOP FL220. 23Z BKN030. OCNL VIS 3-5SM -RA. 02Z
OVC020-025. VIS 3SM -RA BR. 04Z VIS 3SM -SN. OTLK...IFR CIG SN
12Z MVFR CIG.
NERN...SKC. 22Z BKN120 TOP FL220. 00Z OVC060. 04Z BKN025 OVC040.
OCNL VIS 3-5SM -RA BR. 06Z OVC015-025. VIS 3SM -SN. OTLK...IFR
CIG SN.
SW...BKN080 OVC100 TOP FL220. ISOL -SHRA. 04Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN080 OVC120 TOP FL220. 21Z OVC070. ISOL -SHRA. 06Z SCT150.
OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
WRN...SKC. 21Z OVC120 TOP FL200. 03Z OVC070. OTLK...VFR 12Z MVFR
CIG SN.
ERN...BKN030-035 TOP 070. WND NW G25KT. 00Z BKN040. 02Z SKC.
OTLK...VFR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
NRN LM/NW LWR MI...BKN050 TOP 070. 00Z BKN120 TOP FL200. 04Z
OVC030. VIS 3-5SM -SNRA. OTLK...MVFR CIG SN RA.
SRN LM/SW LWR MI...BKN CI. 23Z BKN120 TOP FL220. 02Z OVC050. OCNL
-RA. 05Z OVC025. VIS 3-5SM -RA BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG RA BR 11Z MVFR
CIG.
NERN LWR MI/NRN LH...BKN050 TOP 070. 23Z SKC. 04Z SCT040 OVC120
TOP FL200. OTLK...VFR.
SE LWR MI/SRN LH...BKN060 TOP 080. WND W 20G30KT. 21Z SCT060. WND
W G25KT. 00Z BKN CI. 03Z BKN050 OVC120 TOP FL250. 05Z OVC025.
OCNL VIS 3-5SM -RA BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG RA BR 10Z IFR CIG RA DZ
BR.
.
IL
NRN...BKN CI. 22Z BKN070 OVC100 TOP FL220. 00Z ISOL -SHRA. 06Z
SCT100. OTLK...VFR 12Z IFR CIG BR.
CNTRL-SRN...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
NRN...SCT060. WND NW G25KT. 22Z BKN080 TOP FL250. 01Z OVC060.
ISOL -SHRA. 04Z BKN100 TOP 160. OTLK...VFR 12Z MVFR CIG.
CNTRL...SKC. BECMG 2301 BKN100 TOP FL220. 06Z BKN120 TOP 150.
OTLK...VFR.
SW...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SKC. 03Z BKN120 TOP FL180. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
WRN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SKC. 06Z BKN120 TOP 160. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...BKN060 TOP 080. 23Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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