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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on December 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CST):
METAR KDSM 260354Z 15010KT 10SM OVC250 06/M01 A2977 RMK AO2 SLP087 T00561011
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on December 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CST):
TAF KDSM 252329Z 2600/2624 16006KT P6SM BKN210
     FM261000 VRB04KT P6SM BKN050
     FM261400 34008KT 5SM BR SCT025 OVC035
     FM261600 36006KT 6SM BR BKN025=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 25 23:29
VALID TIME: 26 December AT 00:00Z to 26 December AT 24:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 160 AT 6
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 210 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 10:00Z
   WIND: VARIABLE AT 4
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 50 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 14:00Z
   WINDS: 340 AT 8
   VISIBILITY: 5.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 25 SCT
   CLOUDS: 35 OVC
NEW WX STARTING: 16:00Z
   WINDS: 360 AT 6
   VISIBILITY: 6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: BR
   CLOUDS: 25 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on December 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CST):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on December 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CST):
CHIS WA 260245
AIRMET SIERRA FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 260900
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AIRMET IFR...ND SD NE KS MN IA WI LM LS MI LH
FROM 70ESE YQT TO SSM TO 30E ASP TO 50SSW TVC TO 40SSE EAU TO
60SE GCK TO 50W LBL TO GLD TO BFF TO 70SW RAP TO 100SE MLS TO
50SSE BJI TO 70ESE YQT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...IFR ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH
IL OK TX
BOUNDED BY 90ESE YQT-SSM-50NW YVV-30E GRR-40W MKG-30SSE BAE-50NE
DSM-40SW MCI-60W ICT-50SW MMB-30E TCC-30ESE TBE-50W LBL-GLD-BFF-
70SW RAP-100SE MLS-30NW DLH-90ESE YQT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
....
CHIT WA 260245
AIRMET TANGO FOR TURB AND LLWS VALID UNTIL 260900
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AIRMET TURB...NE KS IA MO IL OK TX AR
FROM 40S MCW TO 40WNW BDF TO 20ESE STL TO ARG TO ACT TO ABI TO
50E LBL TO 40S MCW
MOD TURB BLW 060. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 09-12Z.
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AIRMET TURB...SD NE KS
FROM 20ENE PIR TO 20SSE ONL TO GLD TO BFF TO 70SW RAP TO RAP TO
20ENE PIR
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS ENDG 03-06Z.
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AIRMET TURB...SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM MI OK TX
FROM DLH TO 20ENE SAW TO 20SSE TVC TO 20E DLL TO 20NE DBQ TO
50WNW TUL TO 40NE LBB TO INK TO 30ESE TBE TO 50W LBL TO GLD TO
70SW RAP TO DLH
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
LLWS POTENTIAL...NE KS MO IL OK TX AR
BOUNDED BY 60NNE MCI-20N UIN-30SSE AXC-70ESE STL-50SSE FAM-30WSW
ACT-30ESE JCT-30WNW SJT-40SW SLN-20SSW PWE-60NNE MCI
LLWS EXP. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
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OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...TURB SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH IL
OK TX
BOUNDED BY YQT-SSM-YVV-30SE ECK-40SE BAE-OSW-INK-30ESE TBE-50W
LBL-GLD-BFF-YQT
MOD TURB BTN FL240 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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CHIZ WA 260245
AIRMET ZULU FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 260900
.
AIRMET ICE...ND SD MN WI LS
FROM 40NNE INL TO YQT TO BRD TO 70SW RAP TO 20WNW ISN TO 50NNE
MOT TO 40NNE INL
MOD ICE BLW 100. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z ENDG 09-12Z.
.
AIRMET ICE...ND SD NE KS MN IA WI LM LS MI LH
FROM YQT TO SSM TO 70NW YVV TO GCK TO 60SE LAA TO GLD TO 70SW RAP
TO BRD TO YQT
MOD ICE BLW FL180. CONDS CONTG BYD 09Z THRU 15Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0900-1500Z...ICE ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LM LS MI LH
BOUNDED BY 20NW YQT-SSM-50NW YVV-20ESE TVC-60WSW TVC-50W DBQ-20NW
DSM-40E LBL-50W LBL-GLD-BFF-70SW RAP-50W RAP-20NW YQT
MOD ICE BLW 140. CONDS CONTG THRU 15Z.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM SFC-125 ACRS AREA
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 080 BOUNDED BY 30NW RHI-30ENE BAE-20SW GRR-
      20S GIJ-30ESE JOT-20W BVT-30NE IRK-30NE SLN-40SSE LBL-
      70SSE TBE-30ESE TBE-50W LBL-GLD-20SSW RWF-30WNW EAU-30NW
      RHI
   MULT FRZLVL BLW 080 BOUNDED BY 40N ASP-40SW YVV-30SE ECK-FWA-
      GRR-50WSW TVC-40N ASP
   SFC ALG 30E LBL-50WSW DSM-MCW-50SW RHI-80SE YQT-70N SAW
   SFC ALG 30NE FWA-20SSW FWA-40E IND-40WSW ROD
   040 ALG 40SE GCK-20NE DSM-30S BAE-30ENE ORD-40ESE BVT-40E IND-
      50SW ROD
   080 ALG 40SSW ICT-30NNE IRK-40SE BDF-50W IIU-20SW IIU-60WSW
      HNN-40S HNN
   120 ALG 70SSE SGF-70SE SGF-20NNW DYR
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on December 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CST):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 3:54 AM GMT on December 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CST):
!DSM 12/061 DSM NAV ILS RWY 13 GP OUT OF SERVICE 1412250731-1412301800EST
CREATED: 25 Dec 2014 07:31:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 12/056 DSM RWY 23 HOLDING POSITION SIGN AT RWY 13/31 NE SIDE NOT
LGTD 1412200426-1501302359CREATED: 20 Dec 2014 04:26:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 12/047 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1003903) 412856.00N0933846.00W (3.2NM SSE DSM) 1172.9FT (245.1FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1412150317-1412300317
CREATED: 15 Dec 2014 03:17:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 12/012 DSM TWY P HOLDING POSITION SIGN FOR RWY 13/31 NOT LGTD 1412070320-1412312359
CREATED: 07 Dec 2014 03:20:00 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 4/9859 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23A...ILS RWY 31 (CAT II AND III), AMDT 23A...CHANGE THRE 958 TO TDZE 958.THIS IS ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23B; ILS RWY 31 (CAT II AND III),AMDT 23B. 1412162006-PERMCREATED: 16 Dec 2014 20:06:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!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 December 26, 2014 (9:54 PM CST):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 260245
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 262100
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 261500...OTLK VALID 261500-262100
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.
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SYNOPSIS...03Z CDFNT NERN WI-NERN NEB-NW KS. TROF OVR WRN
LS-CNTRL MN. CDFNT NW MN-W CNTRL ND. 21Z HIGH PRESSURE OVR NW ND.
STNR FNT CNTRL LH-NERN WI. CDFNT NERN WI-SE IA-NW MO-SE KS-TX
PNHDL-SE NM-WRN TX BIG BEND AREA.
.
ND
W HLF...BKN045 LYRD FL250. ISOL -SHSN. OTLK...MVFR CIG BECMG 1618
VFR.
E HLF...BKN035 LYRD FL250. ISOL -SHSN. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
.
SD
NW...BKN045 LYRD FL250. ISOL -SHSN. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
SW...BKN050-070 TOP FL250. VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHSN BR. BECMG 0407
ISOL -SHSN. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
E HLF...BKN045 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHSN BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG SHSN BR BECMG 1719 MVFR CIG SHSN BR.
.
NE
PNHDL...BKN055 LYRD FL250. VIS 3SM -SN BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
CNTRL...BKN045 LYRD FL250. VIS 3-5SM SCT -SHSN BR. OTLK...IFR CIG
SHSN BR.
NERN...BKN030 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM WDLY SCT -SHSN BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG SHSN BR.
SE... SCT030 BKN CI. BECMG 0407 BKN030 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM
BR. ISOL -SHSN. OTLK...IFR CIG SHSN BR.
.
KS
NW...BKN050 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 0407 VIS 3-5SM
WDLY SCT -SHSN BR. OTLK...IFR CIG SHSN BR BECMG 1719 MVFR CIG
SHSN.
SW...BKN CI. BECMG 0407 BKN050 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. WND
N G25KT. OTLK...IFR CIG BR BECMG 1719 MVFR CIG.
NERN...BKN CI. BECMG 0811 BKN030 LYRD FL250. OTLK...IFR CIG BR
BECMG 1618 MVFR CIG.
SE...BKN CI. BECMG 1013 BKN030 LYRD FL250. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
.
MN
NRN... BKN030 TOP 120. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
CNTRL...BKN030 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM WDLY SCT -SHSN BR.
BECMG 0407 OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHSN. OTLK...IFR CIG BR BECMG
1820 MVFR CIG.
SRN...BKN030 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHSN.
OTLK...IFR CIG BR.
.
IA
NW...BKN050 LYRD FL250. BECMG 0407 BKN030. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG SHSN BR.
SW...BKN CI. BECMG 0811 BKN030 LYRD FL250. OTLK...IFR CIG BR
BECMG 1719 MVFR CIG.
NERN...SCT CI. BECMG 0710 BKN030 LYRD FL250. OTLK...IFR CIG BR
BECMG 1719 MVFR CIG BR.
SE...BKN CI. BECMG 1114 BKN030 LYRD FL250. OTLK...IFR CIG BR
BECMG 1618 MVFR CIG.
.
MO
NW...BKN CI. BECMG 1114 BKN030 LYRD FL250. OTLK...IFR CIG BR
BECMG 1719 VFR.
NERN...BKN CI. OTLK...MVFR CIG BECMG 1719 VFR.
S HLF...BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI
NW...BKN030 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. ISOL -SHSN. OTLK...IFR
CIG BR.
NERN...BKN060 LYRD FL250. BECMG 0811 BKN030. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG BR.
S HLF...BKN CI. BECMG 0508 BKN030 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...IFR CIG BR.
.
LS UPR MI
BKN030 TOP 140. OCNL VIS 3-5SM WDLY SCT -SHSN BR. OTLK...IFR CIG
SHSN BR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N HLF...BKN030 LYRD FL250. OCNL VIS 5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR
BECMG 1618 MVFR CIG.
S HLF...SCT030 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
SCT CI. BECMG 0407 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
W...SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SCT CI. 12Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
E...SKC. 12Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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