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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on April 02, 2015 (10:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 020354Z 18014KT 10SM BKN250 OVC300 18/11 A2964 RMK AO2 PK WND 18028/0330 SLP030 FRQ LTGIC DSNT W-NW CB DSNT W-NW MOV E T01780111
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on April 02, 2015 (10:54 PM CDT):
KDSM 020352Z 0204/0224 18014G20KT P6SM BKN250
     FM020600 29010KT P6SM BKN050
     FM020700 29014KT 5SM -SHRA BR VCTS SCT025 OVC035CB
     FM021000 34012KT P6SM SCT050 BKN150=

Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IAAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME:  2  3:52
VALID TIME: 2 April AT 04:00Z to 2 April AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 180 AT 14 GUST 20
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 250 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 06:00Z
   WINDS: 290 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 50 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 07:00Z
   WINDS: 290 AT 14
   VISIBILITY: 5.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -SHRA_BR_VCTS
   CLOUDS: 25 SCT
   CLOUDS: 35 OVC WITH CB
NEW WX STARTING: 10:00Z
   WINDS: 340 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 50 SCT
   CLOUDS: 150 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on April 02, 2015 (10:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on April 02, 2015 (10:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 020245
AIRMET SIERRA FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 020900
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NO SGFNT IFR EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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CHIT WA 020245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 020900
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS MN IA
FROM 70NW MOT TO 30N INL TO 50S BRD TO 60ESE OBH TO GLD TO BFF
TO 70SW RAP TO 70SSW ISN TO 70NW MOT
MOD TURB BTN FL220 AND FL370. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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AIRMET TURB...MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
FROM 50ENE INL TO YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO 30NNW BVT TO
40NNW UIN TO 50N OVR TO 30NE MSP TO 50ENE INL
MOD TURB BLW 100. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
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AIRMET TURB...NE KS IA MO OK TX AR
FROM 50N OVR TO 40NNW UIN TO 50ESE RZC TO 50SSW MLC TO 40S SPS
TO 30N CDS TO 50W LBL TO GLD TO 30SW OBH TO 50N OVR
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD
FROM 80SW YWG TO 40W ABR TO 60NW RAP TO 50NNW ISN TO 80SW YWG
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU
15Z.
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LLWS POTENTIAL...NE KS IA MO OK AR
BOUNDED BY 40SW DSM-50S IOW-40NE SGF-30ENE ADM-20SSW OKC-20E MMB-
40N MMB-30NNW PWE-40SW DSM
LLWS EXP. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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LLWS POTENTIAL...MN IA WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
BOUNDED BY 50ENE INL-YQT-SSM-YVV-30SE ECK-FWA-20ENE AXC-40WNW
IOW-20SSE MCW-50SSE DLH-50ENE INL
LLWS EXP. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 12-15Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z
AREA 1...TURB ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LS MI
BOUNDED BY 100WSW YWG-30N INL-YQT-20SW RHI-60S DSM-40E LAA-GLD-
BFF-70SW RAP-40SW ISN-100WSW YWG
MOD TURB BTN FL220 AND FL370. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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AREA 2...TURB NE KS IA MO IL IN KY OK TX AR TN
BOUNDED BY 50SSE DBQ-FWA-20N CVG-HNN-30SW LOZ-50WSW BWG-30SSW
LIT-40S SPS-20SW LBL-40WSW OBH-20SW DSM-50SSE DBQ
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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AREA 3...TURB ND SD MN
BOUNDED BY 70SE YWG-70SE FAR-50SE PIR-50WNW RAP-50NNW ISN-70SE
YWG
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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CHIZ WA 020245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 020900
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AIRMET ICE...LM LS MI LH
FROM 50ESE YQT TO SSM TO YVV TO 50ESE ASP TO 70WNW SAW TO 50ESE
YQT
MOD ICE BTN 080 AND FL200. CONDS ENDG 06-09Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...ICE ND
BOUNDED BY 50SSW YWG-50SE MOT-40SSW ISN-50NNW ISN-50SSW YWG
MOD ICE BTN 040 AND 100. CONDS DVLPG 12-15Z. CONDS CONTG THRU
15Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 035-125 ACRS AREA
   040 ALG 20WSW ISN-50NNW MOT
   080 ALG SNY-60SSW FSD-70SW YQT-30SSE YQT-70N SAW-30SSE ASP-
      40S ECK
   120 ALG 20W LBL-60WNW ICT-70W BUM-40SW BUM-20ENE OSW-20SE OSW
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on April 02, 2015 (10:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on April 02, 2015 (10:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 04/003 DSM TWY F CLSD 1504011300-1504011600
CREATED: 01 Apr 2015 12:58:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 04/002 DSM TWY E CLSD 1504011300-1504011600
CREATED: 01 Apr 2015 12:57:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 04/001 DSM TWY D BTN TWY D1 AND TWY D2 CLSD 1504011300-1504011600
CREATED: 01 Apr 2015 12:56:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 03/087 DSM TWY D BTN TWY R AND TWY B CLSD 1503311230-1504032200
CREATED: 30 Mar 2015 18:19:00 SOURCE: DSM
!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 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 3:54 AM GMT on April 02, 2015 (10:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 020250 AMD
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 022000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 021400...OTLK VALID 021400-022000
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...02Z LOW PRES NRN MN WITH WRMFNT NRN WI AND CDFNT CNTRL
MN-ERN NE BECMG LOW PRES WRN KS. 12Z CDFNT LS-NRN MO BECMG LOW
PRES SERN KS. WRMFNT EXITS FA AND NEW WRMFNT DVLPG ERN IL-WRN KY.
18Z CDFNT LWR MI-CNTRL IL BECMG STNRY FNT CNTRL MO-SRN KS.
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ND
W HLF...SCT120. WND W G25KT. 10Z NRN PTN BKN040 TOP 100 SRN PTN
SCT040. WND W 20G30KT. OTLK...NRN PTN MVFR CIG SHSN WND SRN PTN
VFR WND.
E HLF...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR WND.
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SD
W HLF...SCT-BKN100 TOP 140. OTLK...VFR WND.
E HLF...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR WND.
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NE...UPDT
PNHDL...SCT-BKN110 TOP 150. OTLK...VFR.
NCNTRL...BKN CI. 05Z SCT100 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SCNTRL...SCT-BKN070 LYRD FL200. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL350.
WND N G25KT. 07Z SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...BKN100 LYRD FL250. SCT -TSRA. CB TOP ABV FL400. SEV TS
PSBL. 09Z SCT140. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS...UPDT
W HLF...SCT080 BKN140 TOP FL200. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL350.
WND N G25KT. 07Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT050 BKN CI. WND S G25KT. 05Z BKN040 TOP 100. ISOL
-TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP AOA FL350. 08Z BKN025. VIS 4-5SM. SCT -TSRA.
CB TOP ABV FL400. SEV TS PSBL. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA 15Z VFR.
SERN...SCT CI. 08Z BKN060 TOP 120. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP
FL350. OTLK...VFR.
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MN...UPDT
NRN...SCT050 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR WND.
CNTRL-SWRN...SCT090 BKN CI. 08Z SKC. OTLK...VFR WND.
SERN...SCT060 BKN150 TOP FL250. WND S G30KT. 04Z BKN040 TOP
FL250. VIS 5SM SCT -TSRA. CB TOP AOA FL350. SEV TS PSBL. WND S
G25KT. 09Z SCT070. OTLK...VFR WND.
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IA...UPDT
NW HLF...BKN035 LYRD FL250. VIS 3-5SM SCT -TSRA. CB TOP ABV
FL400. SEV TS PSBL. TS DMSHG NW-SE. 07Z NWRN PTN SCT CI. 12Z SERN
PTN SCT050 BKN150 TOP FL250. OTLK...VFR.
SE HLF...SCT070 BKN CI. TIL 04Z WND S G25KT. 08Z BKN035 LYRD
FL250. VIS 3-5SM WDLY SCT -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP AOA FL350. TS DVLPG
NW-SE. 12Z SCT060 BKN150 TOP FL250. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP
FL300. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA 16Z VFR.
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MO
N HLF...SCT-BKN070 TOP 120. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL300. 10Z
BKN030 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM SCT -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP AOA
FL350. SEV TS PSBL. TS DVLPG NW-SE. OTLK...VFR ERN PTN TIL 18Z
SHRA.
S HLF...SCT-BKN050 LYRD FL250. ISOL -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL350.
09Z WRN PTN BKN030 TOP 060. OTLK...MVFR CIG WRN PTN TSRA SHRA 16Z
ERN PTN TSRA SHRA.
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WI
NWRN...BKN070 LYRD FL250. SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL350. 06Z
SCT035 SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT040 SCT150. 07Z BKN030 LYRD FL250. TIL 13Z VIS 4SM SCT
-SHRA BR. OTLK...MVFR SHRA BR 18Z VFR.
S HLF...SCT120 BKN CI. WND S G25KT. 09Z BKN030 TOP 100. SCT
-SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL350. 12Z BKN020 TOP FL250. SCT -SHRA.
OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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LS UPR MI...UPDT
W HLF...BKN100 TOP FL200. ISOL -SHRA. 07Z SCT100 BKN CI.
OTLK...VFR WRN PTN WND.
E HLF...BKN080 TOP FL200. SCT -SHRA. 12Z BKN050 TOP 100. VIS 5SM
-RA. OTLK...WRN PTN VFR ERN PTN MVFR CIG RA.
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LM LWR MI LH
W HLF...SCT120 BKN CI. WND S G25KT. 12Z BKN050 LYRD FL250. VIS
5SM SCT -SHRA. WND S G25KT. OTLK...VFR SHRA 18Z MVFR CIG TSRA
SHRA.
E HLF...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR 18Z TSRA SHRA.
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IL
NRN-CNTRL...SCT070 BKN CI. 09Z BKN025 TOP 120. VIS 4-5SM SCT
-TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL350. OTLK...MVFR CIG TSRA SHRA.
SRN...BKN CI. 09Z BKN050 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP
FL350. OTLK...MVFR CIG TSRA SHRA.
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IN
SCT-BKN CI. 07Z BKN100 TOP FL250. 10Z BKN035. SCT -SHRA/ISOL
-TSRA. CB TOP FL300. OTLK...MVFR CIG TSRA SHRA.
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KY
WRN...BKN100 TOP FL250. 10Z BKN035 LYRD FL250. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA.
CB TOP FL350. OTLK...MVFR CIG TSRA SHRA WND.
CNTRL...BKN CI. 08Z SCT040 BKN100 TOP FL250. OTLK...VFR TSRA
SHRA.
ERN...SCT CI. 12Z BKN100 TOP FL250. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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