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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on September 17, 2014 (5:54 PM CDT):
METAR KDSM 172254Z 09004KT 10SM FEW050 SCT300 23/14 A2993 RMK AO2 SLP132 T02330139
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on September 17, 2014 (5:54 PM CDT):
TAF KDSM 172330Z 1800/1824 VRB03KT P6SM FEW050 SCT300
     FM181100 12004KT P6SM BKN080
     FM181800 14010KT P6SM SCT080=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IAAMENDMENT

REPORT TIME: 17 20:59
VALID TIME: 17 September AT 21:00Z to 18 September AT 18:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 140 AT 3
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 40 SCT
   CLOUDS: 300 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 00:00Z
   WINDS: 120 AT 4
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on September 17, 2014 (5:54 PM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on September 17, 2014 (5:54 PM CDT):
CHIS WA 172045
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 5 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 180300
.
AIRMET IFR...KS MO
FROM 20SSE IRK TO 30S UIN TO 20SSW STL TO FAM TO 30NNE ARG TO
60WNW ARG TO 30N OSW TO 30NNW MCI TO 20SSE IRK
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
.
AIRMET IFR...MN WI LS MI
FROM 70WNW YQT TO YQT TO 50S YQT TO 50NE SAW TO 40SE SAW TO 20SW
DLH TO 70WNW YQT
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 21-00Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z
AREA 1...IFR NE KS IA MO IL KY
BOUNDED BY 80SSE RAP-40NE OBH-60SW FOD-AXC-70WNW BNA-30ENE ARG-
RZC-20SSE OSW-50SSE ICT-GLD-30SSE BFF-80SSE RAP
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
.
AREA 2...IFR WI LM
BOUNDED BY 50ENE GRB-50SE BAE-40SW BAE-50SSE RHI-50ENE GRB
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS DVLPG 06-09Z. CONDS CONTG THRU
09Z.
.
AREA 3...IFR MN WI LS MI
BOUNDED BY 50SSE INL-80SSW YQT-60NW RHI-20W RHI-30SE MSP-50NNW
RWF-50SSE INL
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG THRU
09Z.
.
AREA 4...IFR MI IL IN KY
BOUNDED BY FWA-CVG-HNN-HMV-70WNW BNA-AXC-FWA
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG THRU
09Z.
.
AREA 5...MTN OBSCN KY
BOUNDED BY HNN-HMV-LOZ-HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/BR. CONDS DVLPG 03-06Z. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
....
CHIT WA 172045
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 3 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 180300
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AIRMET TURB...NE KS MO OK TX AR TN LA MS AL AND CSTL WTRS
FROM 40ESE SNY TO 20SSE MCI TO 40SE FAM TO 40W CEW TO 130ESE LEV
TO 80SE LEV TO 20E LEV TO 30W MMB TO 50W LBL TO 40ESE LAA TO
40ESE SNY
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 03Z THRU 09Z.
.
AIRMET TURB...MN IA MO WI LM MI IL IN KY TN
FROM 20N RWF TO ODI TO PMM TO FWA TO CVG TO HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO
FAM TO 30SSE FSD TO 20N RWF
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL410. CONDS ENDG 00-03Z.
.
OTLK VALID 0300-0900Z...TURB KS MO IL KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AL
AND CSTL WTRS
BOUNDED BY 60NNW SLN-20E FAM-GQO-50SW PZD-40W CEW-130ESE LEV-
30SW MLC-60SSE MMB-LBL-20SE HLC-60NNW SLN
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG THRU 09Z.
....
CHIZ WA 172045
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 3 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 180300
.
NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 050-155 ACRS AREA
   080 ALG 50NW INL-60NNW RHI-30NW TVC-30SSW YVV
   120 ALG 60NW MOT-60S MSP-20SSE ORD-FWA
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on September 17, 2014 (5:54 PM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 10:54 PM GMT on September 17, 2014 (5:54 PM CDT):
!DSM 09/059 DSM AIRSPACE SEE FDC 4/5632 ZMP 91.141 VIP TFR 1409171500-1409172100
CREATED: 16 Sep 2014 19:54:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!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 09/029 DSM RWY 5 ALS OUT OF SERVICE 1409082120-1410202300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 21:35:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/028 DSM RWY 5 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1409082120-1410202300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 21:32:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/027 DSM RWY 23 RWY END IDENTIFIER LGT OUT OF SERVICE 1409082115-1410202300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 21:29:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/026 DSM RWY 23 PAPI OUT OF SERVICE 1409082110-1410202300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 21:24:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/023 DSM RWY 5/23 CLSD 1409081904-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 19:04:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/022 DSM RWY 5 RVRT OUT OF SERVICE 1409081627-1410172100
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 16:27:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/021 DSM NAV ILS RWY 5 OUT OF SERVICE 1409081604-1410172100
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 16:04:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!DSM 09/020 DSM TWY R BTN TWY D AND TWY B CLSD 1409081258-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 12:58:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/019 DSM TWY B BTN ELLIOTT AVIATION RAMP AND RWY 5/23 CLSD 1409081257-1410312300
CREATED: 08 Sep 2014 12:57:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/011 DSM TWY B BTN RWY 5/23 AND TWY P CLSD 1409051839-1410012359EST
CREATED: 05 Sep 2014 18:39:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 09/010 DSM RWY 13 VASI OUT OF SERVICE 1409051412-1509301800EST
CREATED: 05 Sep 2014 14:12:00 SOURCE: MOCC
!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 07/021 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
!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 10:54 PM GMT on September 17, 2014 (5:54 PM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 171845
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 181300
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 180700...OTLK VALID 180700-181300
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...CDFNT NW SD-CNTRL MN-NRN WI-NRN LWR MI-NRN LH FCST 13Z
CNTRL IL-NRN INDIANA. QUASI-STNR FNT WRN NEB-CNTRL/SERN KS FCST
13Z WRN NEB PNHDL-S CNTRL KS.
.
ND
W HLF...SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN025 TOP 040 SCT-BKN CI. 22Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
W HLF...SCT-BKN150 LYRD FL250. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT CI OR SKC. 01Z SCT110. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT-BKN060 TOP 080. 02Z SKC. OTLK...VFR 10Z MVFR BR.
.
NE
PNHDL-NW...SCT150 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
E HLF...SCT045 SCT CI. 02Z SCT035 BKN130 LYRD FL250. OTLK...VFR
08Z MVFR BR CIG.
RMNDR...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR 09Z IFR CIG DZ BR.
.
KS
NW...SCT-BKN080 TOP 100 SCT CI. 00Z SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SW...BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT035. 06Z BKN025 TOP 040. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR
BR CIG.
SE...SCT050. 00Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
NRN 1/4...BKN025 TOP 150. SCT-BKN CI. ISOL -SHRA. 03Z BKN045.
OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...SCT080 SCT CI. 00Z SKC OR SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
W HLF...BKN050 TOP 080. 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR 09Z MVFR BR.
NERN...SCT-BKN070 TOP 090. 00Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN-SCT060 TOP 080. 00Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NW...OVC025 TOP 080. 21Z SCT035. 00Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN030 OVC060 TOP 100. 00Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
SW...BKN035 LYRD FL300. WDLY SCT -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL450. BECMG
0405 OVC020. VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...IFR CIG BR.
SE...OVC040 LYRD FL300. SCT -TSRA/-SHRA. CB TOP FL440. 04Z
BKN025. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR. OTLK...MVFR CIG BR.
.
WI
NW...SCT080. 01Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT-BKN050 TOP 080. OTLK...VFR 09Z MVFR CIG.
S HLF...BKN-SCT080 TOP 100. 23Z SKC. OTLK...VFR 09Z IFR BR CIG.
.
LS UPR MI
LS-KEWEENAW PEN...BKN-OVC025 TOP 130-150. 02Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...BKN045 TOP 150. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 20Z BKN035. BECMG 0103
SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
NW...BKN090-100 TOP FL180. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 23Z BKN070.
OTLK...VFR.
SW...SCT-BKN100 TOP 150. 23Z BKN070. 06Z BKN035. OTLK...MVFR CIG.
NERN...SCT-BKN120 LYRD FL180. ISOL -SHRA. 04Z BKN035. OTLK...MVFR
CIG.
SE...SCT060 SCT CI. 02Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
N HLF...BKN-SCT050 TOP 080. 02Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...BKN080 TOP FL180 BKN CI. SCT -SHRA. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL300. 03Z OVC060. OCNL VIS 5SM BR. OTLK...VFR 09Z MVFR BR.
.
IN
N HLF...SCT-BKN055 TOP 080. 23Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
S HLF...SCT045 BKN090 LYRD FL200. 04Z SCT060. OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...MVFR BR.
.
KY
W HLF...BKN040 LYRD FL250. WDLY SCT -SHRA. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL300. 02Z SCT050 BKN CI. OTLK...VFR 09Z MVFR BR.
E HLF...BKN060 TOP 080. 00Z SCT150. AFT 06Z OCNL VIS 3-5SM BR.
OTLK...MVFR BR.
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