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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 5:54 PM GMT on July 29, 2016 (12:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 291754Z 32008KT 10SM OVC013 21/17 A3001 RMK AO2 SLP157 T02110172 10217 20189 55002
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 5:54 PM GMT on July 29, 2016 (12:54 PM CDT):
TAF KDSM 291731Z 2918/3018 34008KT P6SM BKN018 OVC028
     FM292300 VRB05KT P6SM SCT025 BKN035=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 29 17:31
VALID TIME: 29 July AT 18:00Z to 30 July AT 18:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 340 AT 8
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 18 BKN
   CLOUDS: 28 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 23:00Z
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 5
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 25 SCT
   CLOUDS: 35 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 5:54 PM GMT on July 29, 2016 (12:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 5:54 PM GMT on July 29, 2016 (12:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 291445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 4 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 292100
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AIRMET IFR...MN IA MO WI LM IL IN
FROM 20NW GRB TO 50E GRB TO 30W MKG TO 30E ORD TO 40SSE JOT TO
50S BDF TO 30NNE UIN TO 60SSW DSM TO 50SSW FOD TO 40WNW MCW TO
20NW GRB
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET IFR...MO KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL
FROM HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 40SE MSL TO 30S SQS TO 20SW MLU TO
60SE MLC TO 60W ARG TO 60S AXC TO 30ENE IIU TO HNN
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 60SW LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/PCPN. CONDS ENDG 18-21Z.
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CHIT WA 291655 AMD
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 3 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 292100
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AIRMET TURB...SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM MI LH IL IN KY OK AR
TN...UPDT
FROM 40NE TVC TO 40SSW YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO 20NNE
BWG TO 30WNW DYR TO 50W LIT TO 50NNW TXK TO 60W SLN TO 50SSW PIR
TO 40SSW ABR TO MCW TO 30NE GRB TO 40NE TVC
MOD TURB BTN FL260 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z
AREA 1...TURB SD NE KS MN IA MO OK TX
BOUNDED BY 30SE PIR-FSD-30WSW FOD-20NNW DSM-40SE MCI-50SSE ICT-
60SE MMB-20W TXO-20E TBE-60SSE LAA-GLD-20E SNY-30SE PIR
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL420. CONDS DVLPG 00-03Z. CONDS CONTG
THRU 03Z.
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AREA 2...TURB NE KS MN IA MO WI LM MI LH IL IN KY AR TN
BOUNDED BY 50ESE SSM-YVV-30SE ECK-20E DXO-20ENE FWA-40WSW ROD-
40S CVG-20NNE BWG-60E FSM-50WSW BUM-60SE OBH-70WSW FOD-30WNW FOD-
50ESE SSM
MOD TURB BTN FL260 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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CHIZ WA 291445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 292100
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AIRMET ICE...SD NE KS IA MO WI IL
FROM 50SW FSD TO 60SW FOD TO 30NE DBQ TO 60ESE DBQ TO 20WSW BDF
TO 60SSW BDF TO 30SE UIN TO 20N MCI TO OBH TO ONL TO 50SW FSD
MOD ICE BTN 170 AND FL230. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 120-165 ACRS AREA
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 5:54 PM GMT on July 29, 2016 (12:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 5:54 PM GMT on July 29, 2016 (12:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 07/064 DSM AIRSPACE UAS WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 5NM RADIUS OF DSM347018 (10NM W IKV) SFC-1000FT AGL 1607291300-1608082100
CREATED: 28 Jul 2016 17:57:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 07/063 DSM APRON ELLIOTT AVIATION RAMP WIP OPEN EXCAVATION S SIDE LGTD AND BARRICADED 1607280855-1608032100EST
CREATED: 28 Jul 2016 08:55:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/061 DSM AIRSPACE HOT AIR BALLOON WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 10NM RADIUS OF DSM120007.5 (2NM E IA41) SFC-10000FT DLY 2300-0135 1607302300-1608070135
CREATED: 27 Jul 2016 23:06:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 07/060 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1253930) 412614.00N0934152.10W (6.0NM SSW DSM) 1199.1FT (243.1FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1607271648-1608110400
CREATED: 27 Jul 2016 16:48:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/059 DSM AIRSPACE HOT AIR BALLOON WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 10NM RADIUS OF DSM120007.5 (2NM E IA41) SFC-10000FT DLY 1000-1500 1607301000-1608061500
CREATED: 27 Jul 2016 14:46:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 07/058 DSM AIRSPACE HOT AIR BALLOON WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 10NM RADIUS OF DSM120007.5 (2NM E IA41) SFC-10000FT 1607292300-1607300136
CREATED: 27 Jul 2016 14:38:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 07/057 DSM OBST CRANE (ASN 2015-ACE-4100-NRA) 413221N0933913W (0.5NM NE DSM) 1055FT (110FT AGL) FLAGGED 1607261518-1611152359
CREATED: 26 Jul 2016 15:18:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 06/053 DSM OBST CRANE (ASN 2016-ACE-2459-OE) 413318N0934046W (1.5NM NNW DSM) 922FT (100FT AGL) FLAGGED AND LGTD 1606251849-1712222359
CREATED: 25 Jun 2016 18:49:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 06/024 DSM AIRSPACE UAS WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 1NM RADIUS OF
DSM334014.2 (5.2NM W Y76) SFC-400FT AGL DLY 1400-23001606141400-1610312300CREATED: 13 Jun 2016 16:10:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 06/008 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1018144) 413502.00N0933830.00W (3.2NM NNE DSM) 1232.0FT (407.2FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1606021927-1608311930
CREATED: 02 Jun 2016 19:27:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 03/046 DSM OBST CRANE (ASN 2015-ACE-4385-OE) 413058N0934159W (2.0NM WSW DSM) 1145FT (180FT AGL) FLAGGED 1603231226-1611222300
CREATED: 23 Mar 2016 12:26:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 03/045 DSM OBST CRANE (ASN 2015-ACE-4384-OE) 413101N0934160W (1.9NM WSW DSM) 1146FT (180FT AGL) FLAGGED 1603231224-1611222300EST
CREATED: 23 Mar 2016 12:24:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 02/105 DSM OBST RIG (ASN 2015-ACE-3876-OE) 413101N0934202W (2.0NM WSW DSM) 1019FT (60FT AGL) NOT LGTD 1602191902-1612312359
CREATED: 19 Feb 2016 19:03:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 02/104 DSM OBST RIG (ASN 2015-ACE-3877-OE) 413056N0934203W (2.0NM WSW DSM) 1019FT (60FT AGL) NOT LGTD 1602191901-1612312059
CREATED: 19 Feb 2016 19:01:00 SOURCE: DSM
!FDC 6/0718 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
ILS OR LOC RWY 13, AMDT 9B...ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23B...RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, AMDT 1B...RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, ORIG-A...RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, AMDT 1C...CIRCLING CATS A/B/C MDA 1500/HAA 542.2 CRANES, 1146 MSL, 1.94 NM SW OF KDSM, 2015-ACE-4384, 4385-OE.1603281715-1611071715ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2016 17:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/0717 DSM IAP U.S. DOD DES MOINES INTL,
DES MOINES, IA.HI ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 7...CIRCLING CAT C MDA 1500/HAA542.2 CRANES, 1146 MSL, 1.94 NM SW OF KDSM, 2015-ACE-4384, 4385-OE.1603281715-1611071715ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2016 17:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/0715 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
ILS OR LOC RWY 5, ORIG-B...S-LOC 5 MDA 1420/HAT 489 ALL CATS. VIS CAT C RVR 5000.CIRCLING CATS A/B/C MDA 1500/HAA 542.VDP AT 3.06 DME; DISTANCE VDP TO THLD 1.36 MILES.2 CRANES, 1146 MSL, 1.11 NM SW OF APPROACH END RWY 5,2015-ACE-4384, 4385-OE.1603281715-1611071715ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2016 17:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/0714 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, AMDT 1A...LNAV/VNAV DA 1506/HAT 575 ALL CATS. VIS 1 1/2 ALL CATS.LNAV MDA 1460/HAT 529 ALL CATS. VIS CATS C/D RVR 5500.CIRCLING CATS A/B/C MDA 1500/HAA 542.VDP 1.49 NM TO RW05.FOR INOPERATIVE MALSR, INCREASE LPV ALL CATS VISIBILITY TO RVR 5000AND LNAV/VNAV ALL CATS VISIBILITY TO 2 AND LNAV CAT D VISIBILITY TO1 1/2.2 CRANES, 1146 MSL, 1.11 NM SW OF APPROACH END RWY 5,2015-ACE-4384, 4385-OE.1603281715-1611071715ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2016 17:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/0712 DSM ODP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AND (OBSTACLE) DEPARTURE PROCEDURES AMDT 11...TAKE-OFF MINIMUMS RWY 23, 300 - 1 1/4 OR STANDARD WITH MINIMUMCLIMB OF 358 FT PER NM TO 1300. NOTE: RWY 23, 2 TEMPORARY CRANES,6390 FT FROM DEPARTURE END OF RWY, 1577 FT RIGHT OF CENTERLINE, 180AGL, UPTO 1146 MSL, 2015-ACE-4384, 4385-OE.ALL OTHER DATA REMAINS AS PUBLISHED. 1603281715-1611071715ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2016 17:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/5976 DSM IAP U.S. DOD DES MOINES INTL,
DES MOINES, IA.HI ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 7...DISREGARD MM INDICATIONS.1603151814-1610251814ESTCREATED: 15 Mar 2016 18:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 5:54 PM GMT on July 29, 2016 (12:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 290945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 300400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 292200...OTLK VALID 292200-300400
ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN KY
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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...CDFNT EXTDD WSWWD FROM A LOW OVR N CNTRL OH ACRS SRN
IN AND SRN IN INTO S CNTRL MO. A QSTNRY FNTL SYS CONTD FROM S
CNTRL MO ALG THE KS-OK BRDR INTO A LOW PRES SYS OVR SERN CO. BY
04Z...A CDFNT WILL EXTD SWWD FROM A LOW OVR S CNTRL IN ACRS SRN
IL..THRU A LOW OVR THE S CNTRL MO-N CNTRL AR BRDR...THEN WWD ACRS
NRN AR..NRN OK INTO A LOW PRES SYS OVR THE TX PNHDL.
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ND
WRN...CIGS BKN-OVC010-020 TOPS 060-080. VIS 3SM BR. BECMG 1316
   SCT-BKN060-080 OVC150 TOPS FL200. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL/ERN...SCT-BKN060 BKN120-140 TOPS FL200. OTLK...VFR.
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SD
WRN...CIGS BKN-OVC010-020 TOPS 080. VIS 3SM BR. BECMG 1316
SCT-BKN060 OVC150 TOPS FL200. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SCT-BKN060 BKN140 TOPS FL200. ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT-BKN100 TOPS 160. BECMG 1619 BKN070. OTLK...VFR.
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NE
PNHDL...SCT070. PTCHY CIGS OVC010/VIS 3SM BR TIL 15Z.
OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL AND ERN PTNS...SCT-BKN060 BKN140 TOPS FL200. ISOL
-SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
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KS
WRN AND CNTRL...SCT080 BKN120 TOPS FL180 BKN CI ABV. WDLY    SCT
-TSRA CB TOPS FL370 BECMG ISOL 13Z-16Z. BECMG 1316 SCT060
BKN120 TOPS 150. BECMG 1922 WDLY SCT -TSRA DVLPG CB TOPS
FL390. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
NERN...SCT150 SCT-BKN CI. BECMG 1618 SCT080. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...SCT050 BKN100 TOPS 150. ISOL -TSRA CB TOPS FL350. BECMG
1619 SCT060 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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MN
NRN AND CNTRL...FEW CI. PTCHY VIS 3SM BR ENDG BY 13Z. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...SCT-BKN CI. BECMG 1619 FEW050 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...BKN-SCT020 BKN-OVC040 TOPS 120. ISOL -SHRA. BECMG     1013
BKN035-050. OTLK...VFR.
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IA
WRN IA...BKN120-140 TOPS FL200. BECMG 1922 SCT150 SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL AND ERN IA...CIGS OVC010-020 TOPS 120. VIS 3SM BR.
BECMG 1316 BKN040. BECMG 1922 ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA CB TOPS
FL350. OTLK...VFR.
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MO
NRN MO...SCT080 SCT150. OCNL VIS 5SM BR. BECMG 1316
SCT050-060. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL AND SRN MO...SCT020 SCT050 BKN CI. BECMG 1619
SCT-BKN035-050 TOPS 100-120. BECMG 1922 WDLY SCT -TSRA DVLPG
CB TOPS FL350. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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WI MI LS LM LH
NRN WI/UPR MI/LS/NRN LM...SKC OCNL SCT100 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SRN WI/SRN LM...CIGS OVC010-020 TOPS 150. WDLY SCT -SHRA BR/ISOL
-TSRA CB TOPS FL330 LWRG VIS 3-5SM. OTLK...MVFR CIGS SHRA BR.
NRN LWR MI/NRN LH...SCT-BKN080-100 TOPS 150 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SRN LWR MI/SRN LH...BKN040 BKN100 TOPS 150 BKN CI. WDLY
SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA CB TOPS FL310. OTLK...VFR.
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IL
NRN AND CNTRL IL...CIGS OVC010-020 TOPS 080-100. VIS 3SM BR.
BECMG 1316 ISOL -SHRA. BECMG 1922 BKN025 BKN050 BKN100 TOPS
150. WDLY SCT -TSRA CB TOPS FL350. OTLK...MVFR CIGS TSRA
BECMG 0104 VFR.
SRN IL...SCT015-025 SCT-BKN CI ABV. VIS 3BR. BECMG 1316
SCT-BKN015-025 TOPS 080. BECMG 1922 BKN035-050 BKN080-100
TOPS 150. WDLY SCT -TSRA DVLPG CB TOPS FL350. OTLK... VFR TSRA
BECMG 0104 VFR.
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IN
NRN AND CNTRL IN...CIGS OVC010-020 TOPS 080-100. VIS 3SM BR.
BECMG 1316 ISOL -SHRA. BECMG 1922 BKN025 BKN050 BKN100 TOPS
150. WDLY SCT -TSRA CB TOPS FL350. OTLK...MVFR CIGS TSRA
BECMG 0104 VFR.
SRN IN...SCT015-025 SCT-BKN CI ABV. VIS 3BR. BECMG 1316
SCT-BKN015-025 TOPS 080. BECMG 1922 BKN035-050 BKN080-100
TOPS 150. WDLY SCT -TSRA DVLPG CB TOPS FL350. OTLK... VFR TSRA
BECMG 0104 VFR.
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KY
WRN AND CNTRL...SCT015-025 BKN100 TOPS FL200. BECMG 1316
BKN020-030. WDLY SCT -TSRA/-SHRA DVLPG CB TOPS FL350.
OTLK...MVFR CIGS TSRA.
ERN...CIGS OVC010-020 LYRD FL180. VIS 3SM BR. BECMG 1619
BKN035-050. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA CB TOPS FL350. OTLK...MVFR CIGS
SHRA.
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