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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 PM GMT on September 02, 2015 (10:54 AM CDT):
METAR KDSM 021554Z 20015G26KT 10SM FEW015 FEW090 FEW260 27/20 A2996 RMK AO2 PK WND 20030/1529 SLP137 T02670200
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 PM GMT on September 02, 2015 (10:54 AM CDT):
TAF KDSM 021124Z 0212/0312 19010KT P6SM BKN080 TEMPO 0212/0213 5SM
     -TSRA SCT030CB
     FM021500 19014G20KT P6SM SKC
     FM030000 17007KT P6SM SCT080=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME:  2 11:24
VALID TIME: 2 September AT 12:00Z to 3 September AT 12:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 190 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 80 BKN
TEMPORARY WX FROM 12Z TO 13Z
   VISIBILITY: 5.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -TSRA
   CLOUDS: 30 SCT WITH CB
NEW WX STARTING: 15:00Z
   WINDS: 190 AT 14 GUST 20
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
NEW WX STARTING: 00:00Z
   WINDS: 170 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 80 SCT
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 PM GMT on September 02, 2015 (10:54 AM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 PM GMT on September 02, 2015 (10:54 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 021445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 022100
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AIRMET IFR...ND SD MN
FROM 40SSW YWG TO 60SSE YWG TO GFK TO 70ENE BIS TO 50SSW ABR TO
30SSW PIR TO 30ENE DPR TO 50SSW MOT TO 60W GFK TO 40SSW YWG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 16-17Z.
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AIRMET IFR...LM LS MI LH
FROM 20N SSM TO 20SSW ASP TO 20WSW MBS TO 20NNW MKG TO 40ENE SAW
TO 20N SSM
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 16-17Z.
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CHIT WA 021445
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 022100
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AIRMET TURB...MO IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL AND CSTL WTRS
FROM CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO MEI TO 60SSW LEV TO 30SSE PSX
TO 50W LFK TO FSM TO FAM TO CVG
MOD TURB BTN FL270 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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CHIZ WA 021445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 022100
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NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 130-160 ACRS AREA
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 PM GMT on September 02, 2015 (10:54 AM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 PM GMT on September 02, 2015 (10:54 AM CDT):
!DSM 07/050 DSM RWY 13 VASI DECOMMISSIONED 1507291203-PERM
CREATED: 29 Jul 2015 12:03:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/113 DSM AD SMGCS OPERATIONS NOT AVBL 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 19:27:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 05/110 DSM TWY D1 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:25:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/109 DSM TWY D BTN TWY E AND TWY D1 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:24:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/108 DSM TWY D2 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:23:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/107 DSM TWY R3 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:22:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/106 DSM TWY R BTN TWY D AND TWY R3 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:21:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/105 DSM TWY D BTN TWY R AND TWY D6 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:20:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/104 DSM TWY B BTN AIR NATIONAL GUARD SOUTH RAMP AND TWY D CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:18:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/103 DSM TWY A CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:15:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/102 DSM RWY 13/31 CLSD 1506011200-1511070100
CREATED: 30 May 2015 12:12:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/098 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 FOREM LOM OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:01:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/097 DSM RWY 31 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/096 DSM RWY 31 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/095 DSM RWY 13 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/094 DSM RWY 13/31 RVR OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/093 DSM NAV ILS RWY 31 OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 05/092 DSM NAV ILS RWY 13 OUT OF SERVICE 1506011200-1511012230
CREATED: 29 May 2015 12:00:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!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
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 PM GMT on September 02, 2015 (10:54 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 020945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 030400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 022200...OTLK VALID 022200-030400
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...AT 10Z SFC TROF EXTDS FM WRN DAKOTAS-WRN NE-WRN KS-OK
PNHDL-TX PNHDL. HI PRES ELSW. LTL CHG THROUGH 04Z.
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ND
SCT060 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1315 SCT120. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
WRN HLF...SCT150 SCT CI. 19Z ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL420.
OTLK...VFR.
ERN HLF...SCT080. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1315 SCT120 SCT CI.
20Z ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL-CNTRL...SCT120 SCT CI. 18Z ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL430.
OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT-BKN100 TOP FL200. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA.
CB TOP FL450. BECMG 1315 SCT150 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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KS
WRN HLF...SCT150 SCT-BKN CI. 19Z ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
OTLK...VFR.
NERN 1/4...BKN100 TOP FL200. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
BECMG 1316 SCT120 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SE 1/4...SCT120 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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MN
NW...SCT050 SCT150 SCT CI. TIL 14Z OCNL VIS 5SM BR. 20Z ISOL
-SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT030 BKN070 TOP FL200. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL
-SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL430. BECMG 1518 SCT050 SCT-BKN090. WDLY SCT
-SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...VFR.
SW...BKN050 BKN100 TOP FL200. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL
-SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. BECMG 1215 SCT060. ISOL -SHRA.
OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN060 TOP FL200. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. TS POSS
SEV. BECMG 1316 BKN090. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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IA
WRN HLF...SCT080 BKN100 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. BECMG 1417 SCT050 SCT120. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. OTLK...VFR.
ERN HLF...SCT100 BKN150 TOP FL200. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1113
BKN100. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. BECMG 1518 ISOL
-SHRA/-TSRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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MO
NW...BKN100 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. BECMG
1417 SCT100 SCT-BKN150. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT100 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 5SM BR. BECMG 1215 SCT-BKN100 TOP
FL200. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. BECMG 1719 SCT100 SCT150.
OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...SCT120 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1315 SCT080 SCT
CI. OTLK...VFR.
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WI
NW...SCT025 BKN060 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
TS POSS SEV. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
NERN...SCT030 SCT150 SCT-BKN CI. VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1316 SCT040
BKN100 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. TS POSS
SEV. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
RMNDR...SCT030 SCT050 BKN CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1114
BKN100 TOP FL200. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. TS POSS SEV.
17Z WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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LS UPR MI
W 1/4 LS...BKN060 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL400. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
RMNDR...SCT150. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1315 SCT-BKN100 TOP
FL200. WDLY SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL430. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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LM LWR MI LH
SCT030 SCT CI. VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. FU
ALF THRUT PD. FU TOP 070. BECMG 1316 SCT050 SCT-BKN150 TOP FL200.
ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. TS POSS SEV. 18Z WDLY SCT
-SHRA/-TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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IL
N HLF...SCT150 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. FU ALF THRUT PD. FU TOP
070. BECMG 1416 SCT050 SCT150. ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1316 SCT080. 17Z ISOL
-SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR.
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IN
N HLF...SCT040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1315 SCT050 SCT100. ISOL
-SHRA. 16Z ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450.  OTLK...VFR SHRA.
S HLF...SCT040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1315 SCT050 SCT120. 16Z
ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR SHRA.
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KY
WRN-CNTRL...SCT040 SCT CI. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1316 SCT050.
18Z ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT040 SCT CI. VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1316 SCT050 SCT150. 17Z
ISOL -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL430. OTLK...VFR.
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