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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:01 AM GMT on July 25, 2014 (4:01 AM CDT):
SPECI KDSM 250901Z 08010KT 10SM FEW026 BKN045 OVC055 19/16 A2993 RMK AO2 TSE00 FRQ LTGICCG DSNT E-S TS MOV SE DSNT CB E-S T01890161
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:01 AM GMT on July 25, 2014 (4:01 AM CDT):
TAF KDSM 250538Z 2506/2606 16011KT P6SM FEW060 SCT150
     FM250730 16012G18KT P6SM VCTS SCT035CB BKN060 OVC120
     FM251500 18015G22KT P6SM SCT035 BKN150
     FM260000 VRB06KT P6SM FEW040=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 25  5:38
VALID TIME: 25 July AT 06:00Z to 26 July AT 06:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 160 AT 11
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 60 FEW
   CLOUDS: 150 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 07:30Z
   WINDS: 160 AT 12 GUST 18
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: VCTS
   CLOUDS: 35 SCT WITH CB
   CLOUDS: 60 BKN
   CLOUDS: 120 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 15:00Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 15 GUST 22
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 35 SCT
   CLOUDS: 150 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 00:00Z
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 6
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 40 FEW
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:01 AM GMT on July 25, 2014 (4:01 AM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:01 AM GMT on July 25, 2014 (4:01 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 250845
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 1 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 251500
.
AIRMET IFR...KS MO OK TX AR LA
FROM 30WNW BUM TO 30NE RZC TO 30NNE TXK TO 40NW LCH TO 40NE TTT
TO 50W OSW TO 30WNW BUM
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS DVLPG 09-12Z. CONDS ENDG 12-
15Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...KY TN
FROM CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 20NNE MSL TO CVG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
.
AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 50WSW LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR. CONDS ENDG 12-15Z.
....
CHIT WA 250845
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 1 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 251500
.
AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS
FROM 50SSW ISN TO 20S BIS TO 50SSE ABR TO 30ESE ONL TO 30SSW GLD
TO 40E SNY TO 50SSW BFF TO 50SSW ISN
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS CONTG BYD 15Z ENDG 15-18Z.
....
CHIZ WA 250845
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 1 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 251500
.
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 110-175 ACRS AREA
   120 ALG 70NE SAW-50ENE ECK
   160 ALG 60WSW RAP-50NW RWF-20SSE RWF-OVR-50ESE PWE-20WNW SGF-
      30E RZC
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:01 AM GMT on July 25, 2014 (4:01 AM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:01 AM GMT on July 25, 2014 (4:01 AM CDT):
!DSM 07/047 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1228177) 412907.10N0934651.70W (6.1NM WSW DSM) 1247FT (265FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1407232240-1408070400
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 22:41:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/046 DSM TWY R3 CLSD 1407232048-1407312359EST
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 20:49:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/045 DSM TWY R BTN TWY R3 AND TWY D CLSD 1407232047-1407312359EST
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 20:49:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/042 DSM AIRSPACE HOT AIR BALLOON WITHIN AREA DEFINED AS 2NM RADIUS OF DSM120007.5 SFC-10000FT DAILY 2300-0140 1407252300-1408030140
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 15:20:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 07/041 DSM AIRSPACE HOT AIR BALLOON WITHIN AREA DEFINED AS 2NM RADIUS OF DSM120007.5 SFC-10000FT DAILY 1000-1500 1407261000-1408021500
CREATED: 23 Jul 2014 15:11:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 07/028 DSM TWY B BTN ANG SOUTH RAMP AND TWY D CLSD 1407081914-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 19:16:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/027 DSM TWY D BTN TWY R AND TWY D6 CLSD 1407081913-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 19:15:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/026 DSM TWY P BTN TWY P1 AND RWY 13/31 CLSD 1407081910-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 19:12:00 SOURCE: DSM
!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 07/024 DSM RWY 13/31 CLSD 1407081859-1409012300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 19:01:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/023 DSM TWY B BTN TERMINAL TAXILANE AND RWY 5/23 CLSD 1407081436-1408312300
CREATED: 08 Jul 2014 14:37:00 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
!DSM 07/018 DSM RWY 13/31 RVR OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/017 DSM NAV ILS RWY 13 OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/016 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 FOREM LOM OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/015 DSM RWY 13 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:02:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/014 DSM RWY 31 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/013 DSM RWY 31 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/012 DSM RWY 13 VASI OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 07/011 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 OUT OF SERVICE 1407081200-1408222100
CREATED: 05 Jul 2014 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:01 AM GMT on July 25, 2014 (4:01 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 250145
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 252000
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 251400...OTLK VALID 251400-252000
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...WRMFNT SWRN ND-NERN NE BECMG CDFNT S CNTRL KS-SERN
OK-SRN AL. LOW PRES SWRN SD TO NWRN KS. HI PRES ELSW. 12Z OCFNT
ERN ND TO LOW PRES OVR SERN SD. WRMFNT NWRN IA-NWRN MO-SERN OK
BECMG QSTNRY FNT NRN LA TO WRN AL. TROF NERN NE-NWRN TX PNHDL.
20Z OCFNT NWRN MN TO LOW PRES OVR SERN SD. WRMFNT SWRN MN-SERN
IA-SWRN MO-SERN OK BECMG QSTNRY OVR NWRN LA TO SRN AL. CDFNT NERN
NE TO NWRN KS. TROF SWRN KS TO SWRN TX.
.
ND
W...BKN070 TOP 120. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL380. 08Z SKC.
OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN050 TOP 070. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT050 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
NW...BKN150 TOP FL180. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 08Z SCT CI.
10Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SW...BKN CI. 07Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN CI. OTLK...VFR 15Z TSRA.
SE...BKN CI. 08Z BKN150 TOP FL180. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL400.
OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...BKN CI. 05Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
W CNTRL...BKN150 TOP FL180. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL400. WND S
G25KT. 08Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
E CNTRL...BKN CI. 08Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT-BKN CI. 08Z BKN150 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP
FL400. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
W...BKN CI. 05Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR WND.
E...SKC OCNL SCT CI. 10Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
NW...BKN080 TOP 120. 08Z SCT060 BKN CI. 11Z BKN050 TOP 080.
OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN-OVC120 TOP FL240. 05Z WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL380.
12Z BKN050. OTLK...VFR.
SW...SCT100 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN100 TOP FL180. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL420. 08Z SCT060
BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
NWRN...BKN CI. 08Z BKN150 TOP FL200. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. OTLK...VFR.
SW...SCT CI. 10Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SCT-BKN120 TOP FL180. BECMG 0608 OVC080 TOP FL280. SCT
-SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA 15Z MVFR CIG SHRA
TSRA.
.
MO
NW...SKC OCNL SCT CI. 12Z BKN140 TOP FL240. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT CI. 13Z BKN150 TOP FL300. OTLK...VFR 15Z SHRA TSRA.
S HLF...SKC OCNL SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI
NWRN...SCT-BKN100 TOP FL240. 09Z SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
SW...BKN160 TOP FL260. 06Z BKN100. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
12Z SCT100. OTLK..VFR.
E HLF...SCT050 BKN CI. 05Z BKN120 TOP FL260. 12Z SCT100.
OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
W HLF...SCT050 BKN CI. 08Z BKN080 TOP FL260. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA.
CB TOP FL380. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SCT050 SCT CI. 08Z BKN050 TOP 080. OTLK...VFR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
NW...SKC. BECMG 1012 OVC050 TOP 160. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...SKC OCNL SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
NW...BKN CI. 06Z BKN-OVC120 TOP FL260. BECMG 0709 SCT -SHRA/TSRA.
CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA 16Z MVFR CIG SHRA TSRA.
NERN...BKN CI. 08Z BKN-OVC120 TOP FL280. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT CI. 04Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
SCT CI. 09Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
W...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL-NERN...SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN030 TOP 050. OTLK...MVFR CIG BECMG 1517 VFR.
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