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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on May 04, 2015 (4:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 042154Z 02005KT 10SM SCT025 SCT070 OVC095 21/16 A3009 RMK AO2 RAE01 SLP187 P0000 T02060156
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on May 04, 2015 (4:54 PM CDT):
TAF KDSM 041740Z 0418/0518 06010KT P6SM BKN022
     FM042200 09011KT 4SM -TSRA SCT020 OVC040CB
     FM050600 10007KT 6SM -SHRA SCT015 OVC030
     FM051200 14007KT P6SM BKN040=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME:  4 17:40
VALID TIME: 4 May AT 18:00Z to 5 May AT 18:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 60 AT 10
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 22 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 22:00Z
   WINDS: 90 AT 11
   VISIBILITY: 4.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -TSRA
   CLOUDS: 20 SCT
   CLOUDS: 40 OVC WITH CB
NEW WX STARTING: 06:00Z
   WINDS: 100 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: 6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: -SHRA
   CLOUDS: 15 SCT
   CLOUDS: 30 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 12:00Z
   WINDS: 140 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 40 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on May 04, 2015 (4:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on May 04, 2015 (4:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 042045
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 050300
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AIRMET IFR...NE KS
FROM 30NNE LBF TO 50ENE MCK TO GLD TO 30SSE BFF TO 30NNE LBF
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS DVLPG 00-03Z. CONDS CONTG BYD
03Z THRU 09Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...LH
FROM 60NW YVV TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO 20NNW ASP TO 60NW YVV
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z ENDG 03-06Z.
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OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z...IFR SD NE KS
BOUNDED BY 70SW RAP-80W ANW-50ESE ONL-60WSW PWE-50W LBL-GLD-BFF-
70SW RAP
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
....

CHIT WA 042045
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 3 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 050300
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NO SGFNT TURB EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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CHIZ WA 042045
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 3 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 050300
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AIRMET ICE...ND SD NE MN
FROM 50WSW FAR TO 60WSW BRD TO 60NW RWF TO 30W FSD TO 70SE PIR TO
30WNW ANW TO BFF TO 70SW RAP TO 100SE MLS TO 40SE DIK TO 70ESE
BIS TO 50WSW FAR
MOD ICE BTN 090 AND FL200. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 060-130 ACRS AREA
   080 ALG 50NNE ISN-BIS-60NNW ABR-70NW YVV
   120 ALG LBL-30ENE GCK-40E SLN-STL-60W PXV-40WNW BNA
....

SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on May 04, 2015 (4:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on May 04, 2015 (4:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 05/013 DSM TWY R1 WIP CONST 1505011740-1505042359
CREATED: 01 May 2015 17:41:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/009 DSM TWY P1 CLSD 1505011705-1505042359
CREATED: 01 May 2015 17:06:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/008 DSM TWY R1 CLSD 1505011705-1505042359
CREATED: 01 May 2015 17:05:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/004 DSM TWY B BTN TWY P AND TWY R CLSD 1505011658-1505042359
CREATED: 01 May 2015 16:58:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 05/001 DSM RWY 5/23 CLSD 1505011654-1505042359
CREATED: 01 May 2015 16:54:00 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 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 5/8157 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.CHANGE INOP MALSR NOTE TO READ: FOR INOPERATIVE MALSR, INCREASE LPVALL CATS VISIBILITY TO RVR 5000, LNAV/VNAV ALL CATS VISIBILITY TO 17/8, AND LNAV CATS C/D VISIBILITY TO 1 5/8.ELEVEN CRANES, UP TO 1139 MSL, 2.11 NM SW OF AIRPORT.1504152253-1511122253ESTCREATED: 15 Apr 2015 22:53:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/8155 DSM IAP U.S. DOD 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.1504152253-1511122253ESTCREATED: 15 Apr 2015 22:53:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/8154 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
ILS OR LOC RWY 13, AMDT 9B...ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23B...ILS OR LOC RWY 5, ORIG-B...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 1139MSL, 2.11 NM SW OF AIRPORT.1504152253-1511122253ESTCREATED: 15 Apr 2015 22:53:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/8153 DSM ODP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AND (OBSTACLE) DEPARTURE PROCEDURES AMDT 11...TAKE-OFF MINIMUMS: RWY 23, 300 - 1 1/2 OR STANDARD WITH MINIMUMCLIMB OF 293 FEET PER NM TO 1300.ALL OTHER DATA REMAINS AS PUBLISHED. 1504152253-1511122253ESTCREATED: 15 Apr 2015 22:53:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 5/8152 DSM SID DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
DES MOINES FIVE DEPARTURE...TAKE-OFF MINIMUMS: RWY 23, 300 - 1 1/2 OR STANDARD WITH MINIMUMCLIMB OF 293 FEET PER NM TO 1300.ALL OTHER DATA REMAINS AS PUBLISHED. 1504152253-1511122253ESTCREATED: 15 Apr 2015 22:53:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 9:54 PM GMT on May 04, 2015 (4:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 041845
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 051300
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 050700...OTLK VALID 050700-051300
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 SWRN KS NEWD ACRS NRN MO/NRN IL/CNTRL LWR MI/ERN
LH. BY 06Z STNR FNT W CNTRL KS/NRN MO/CNTRL IL/CNTRL IN. BY 13Z
WRMFNT NWRN KS/SERN NE/SRN IA/CNTRL IL/CNTRL IN. HI PRES ACRS UPR
MIDWEST THRU PD.
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ND
NWRN...SCT080. 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...SCT070 BKN CI. BECMG 2200 BKN110 TOP 160. OCNL -RA.
OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...BKN CI. BECMG 2301 SRN PTNS BKN100 TOP FL200. OCNL -RA.
OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
NWRN...BKN100 TOP FL200. OCNL -RA. BECMG 0002 TOP 140.
OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...BKN090 TOP FL220. OCNL -RA. WND SE G25KT. BECMG 0003
BKN100 TOP 150. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...BKN140 TOP FL220. 00Z BKN110. OCNL -RA. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...BKN080 TOP FL210. SCT -SHRA. BECMG 0406 BKN050 TOP 100.
VIS 3SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR.
CNTRL
NW HLF...BKN080 TOP FL210. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 00Z BKN050. WDLY SCT
-TSRA. CB TOP FL390. OTLK...MVFR CIG SHRA.
SE HLF...BKN040 LYRD FL250. SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. CB TO FL350.
01Z BKN030 TOP 120. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...IFR CIG
TSRA.
ERN...BKN050 LYRD FL250. VIS 5SM SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL430. SEV
POSS SRN PTNS. BECMG 0003 BKN030 TOP 160. SCT -SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP
FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG TSRA.
.
KS
NWRN...SCT050 BKN100 TOP FL200. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL370. BECMG
0305 OVC040 TOP 140. VIS 5SM SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL440. SEV POSS.
OTLK...IFR CIG TSRA.
SWRN...SCT120 BKN CI. WND S 20G30KT. BECMG 0003 OVC035 TOP 120.
VIS 5SM SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL430. SEV POSS. OTLK...IFR CIG TSRA.
NERN...SCT060 BKN CI. 00Z BKN100 TOP FL200. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB
TOP ABV FL450. SEV POSS. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...SCT050 BKN CI. 01Z SCT CI. OTLK..VFR.
.
MN
NWRN...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN...SCT CI. 21Z BKN CI. 05Z BKN140 TOP FL200. OTLK...VFR.
SERN...SCT CI. 00Z BKN150 TOP FL200. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
N HLF...SCT100 BKN CI. 00Z BKN080 TOP FL220. WDLY SCT
-SHRA/-TSRA. CB TOP FL350. BECMG 0507 BKN030 TOP 050. ISOL -SHRA.
OTLK...MVFR CIG.
S HLF...BKN090 TOP FL200. ISOL -SHRA. 01Z BKN050. VIS 3SM SCT
-TSRA. CB TOP ABV FL450. SEV POSS. OTLK...MVFR TSRA.
.
MO
N LN BUM-STL...SCT060 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL410. 00Z
BKN060 TOP 120. VIS 5SM SCT -TSRA. CB TOP ABV FL450. SEV POSS.
BECMG 0406 SCT050 BKN100 TOP 150. ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...SCT060 BKN CI. WND S G25KT. OTLK...VFR WND.
.
WI
NWRN...SCT CI. 21Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT CI. 21Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR...11Z MVFR BR.
SRN...SCT100 BKN CI. 00Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR...09Z MVFR TSRA.
.
LS UPR MI
SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
NRN LM/NWRN LWR MI...SCT100 SCT CI. 01Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SRN LM...BKN015 TOP 025. 21Z SCT020 BKN CI. 05Z BKN040 TOP 120.
SCT -SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
SWRN LWR MI...SCT025 BKN CI. 06Z BKN100 TOP FL200.
OTLK...VFR...10Z MVFR RA BR.
NRN LH/NERN LWR MI...SCT080. OCNL BKN080 TOP 100. 01Z SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR.
SRN LH...BKN015 TOP 120. OTLK...MVFR CIG...09Z VFR.
SERN LWR MI...BKN050 TOP 100. 00Z SCT080 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
N LN UIN-BVT...SCT025 BKN100 TOP 160. 22Z BKN050 TOP 100. ISOL
-SHRA. 04Z BKN030 LYRD FL250. VIS 3SM SCT -TSRA. CB TOP ABV
FL450. ISOL SEV POSS. OTLK...MVFR CIG TSRA.
RMNDR...SCT120 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
NRN HLF...SCT040 BKN140 TOP FL200. 21Z BKN050 TOP 120. WDLY SCT
-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...VFR.
SRN HLF...SCT050 BKN CI. 22Z OCNL BKN050 TOP 120. ISOL -TSRA. CB
TOP FL400. 02Z SCT060 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
WRN...SCT060 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT080 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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