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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 14, 2014 (9:54 AM CDT):
METAR KDSM 141454Z 32013KT 10SM FEW130 FEW250 23/12 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP140 T02330117 51005
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 14, 2014 (9:54 AM CDT):
TAF KDSM 141126Z 1412/1512 33005KT P6SM FEW100
     FM141600 32015G25KT P6SM SCT050
     FM150100 30007KT P6SM SKC=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 14 11:26
VALID TIME: 14 July AT 12:00Z to 15 July AT 12:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 330 AT 5
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 100 FEW
NEW WX STARTING: 16:00Z
   WINDS: 320 AT 15 GUST 25
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 50 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 01:00Z
   WINDS: 300 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: CLEAR
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 14, 2014 (9:54 AM CDT):
No PIREP is currently available for this location.
AIRMET - Airmens Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 14, 2014 (9:54 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 141445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 4 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 142100
.
AIRMET IFR...MO IL
FROM 30WSW TTH TO 30WNW PXV TO 60W FAM TO 20S COU TO 30WSW TTH
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
....
CHIT WA 141445
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 142100
.
AIRMET TURB...SD NE KS IA MO WI IL
FROM 40SSW ODI TO 40NW JOT TO 40SSW IRK TO 40W MCI TO 30NNW SLN
TO 70SW OBH TO 40ENE ONL TO 40SSW ODI
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS DVLPG 15-18Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z ENDG
00-03Z.
.
OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z
AREA 1...TURB NE KS IA MO WI IL IN
BOUNDED BY 40SSW ODI-30S DLL-40SE ORD-30NNW COU-40NW SLN-30ESE
OBH-40SSW ODI
MOD TURB BLW 090. CONDS ENDG 00-03Z.
.
AREA 2...TURB IA WI LM LS MI LH IL IN
BOUNDED BY 40WNW SSM-20NW YVV-30SE ECK-FWA-20WNW AXC-20NNW IOW-
40WNW SSM
MOD TURB BTN FL210 AND FL370. CONDS DVLPG 21-00Z. CONDS CONTG
THRU 03Z.
....
CHIZ WA 141445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 142100
.
AIRMET ICE...MN WI LM LS MI
FROM 30N INL TO 60ESE YQT TO 40NNW TVC TO 60SW TVC TO 30WSW ODI
TO 60ESE FAR TO 40SE GFK TO 80SE YWG TO 30N INL
MOD ICE BTN 070 AND FL180. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
.
OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z...ICE MN IA WI LM LS MI LH
BOUNDED BY 80E INL-50ESE YQT-50WNW SAW-50ESE SAW-20ENE SSM-20SSE
ASP-30NW MKG-40SE ODI-30NE MCW-50W BRD-80E INL
MOD ICE BTN 070 AND FL180. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
.
FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 060-155 ACRS AREA
   080 ALG 90SW YWG-60E MOT-40ENE BIS-20SE ABR-40E MCW-50WNW SSM
   120 ALG 50NNW ISN-40WNW DIK-20WSW DPR-40NNW ANW-70SSW DSM-
      20WNW UIN-20NE FWA
....
SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 14, 2014 (9:54 AM CDT):
No SIGMET is currently available for this location.
NOTAM - Notice to Airmen
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 14, 2014 (9:54 AM CDT):
!DSM 07/033 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1001297) 413326.90N0935453.10W (11.4NM W DSM) 1366FT (365FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1407110129-1407260129
CREATED: 11 Jul 2014 01:31:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 07/032 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1228177) 412907.10N0934651.70W (6.1NM WSW DSM) 1247FT (265FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1407100051-1407240400
CREATED: 10 Jul 2014 00:52:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 07/031 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1246907) 412103.20N0933204.80W (12.4NM SSE DSM) 1264FT (320FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1407091852-1407241752
CREATED: 09 Jul 2014 18:52:00 SOURCE: DSM
!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
!DSM 07/009 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1036821) 412831.00N0932228.00W (13.4NM ESE DSM) 1095FT (265FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1407031522-1407181522
CREATED: 03 Jul 2014 15:24:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 06/085 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1207241) 412610.40N0934639.80W (7.8NM SW DSM) 1293FT (365FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1406301917-1407151917
CREATED: 30 Jun 2014 19:18:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 14, 2014 (9:54 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 140945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 150400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 142200...OTLK VALID 142200-150400
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...LOW PRES SWRN LWR MI. CDFNT NWRN IN-NWRN IL-SERN IA TO
LOW PRES OVR NWRN IA. QSTNRY FNT NERN NE TO EXTRM SWRN SD. 18Z
LOW PRES SERN LWR MI. CDFNT NERN IN-SRN IL-SWRN MO-SWRN KS. TROF
SERN MO-SWRN OK. 04Z CDFNT N CNTRL KY-WRN TN-SERN OK-EXTRM SWRN
KS.
.
ND
W...FEW080. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT040. 16Z WND N G25KT. 18Z BKN050. WND N G25KT.
OTLK...VFR TIL 01Z WND.
SE...BKN040 TOP 080. 19Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
.
SD
W...SCT130. 14Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
E...SKC. BECMG 1517 BKN050 TOP 080. WND N G25KT. OTLK...VFR.
.
NE
PNHDL...SKC OCNL SCT120. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...BKN120 TOP 160. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL360. BECMG
1618 SCT120. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...BKN120 TOP FL180. 18Z SCT120. OTLK...VFR.
SE...BKN080 TOP 160. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL380. BECMG
1820 SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
.
KS
NW...BKN CI. 18Z SCT100. OTLK...VFR.
SW...BKN CI. BECMG 1820 BKN100 TOP 160. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP
FL420. OTLK...VFR TIL 02Z SHRA TSRA.
NERN...SCT CI. BECMG 1517 BKN100 TOP FL200. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB
TOP FL420. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT CI. 21Z BKN080 TOP FL240. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL420.
OTLK...VFR TIL 01Z SHRA TSRA.
.
MN
NW...OVC030 TOP FL180. BECMG 1820 BKN040 TOP 100. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...OVC030 TOP FL180. WDLY SCT -SHRA. 17Z WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA.
CB TOP FL380. OTLK...VFR TIL 01Z SHRA TSRA.
SW...SCT-BKN080 TOP 160. 16Z BKN050 TOP 100. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT-BKN080 TOP 120. 18Z BKN050. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP
FL380. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
N HLF...SCT100. 18Z BKN050 TOP 080. OTLK...VFR.
SW...SCT120. 12Z BKN100 TOP 150. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP
FL420. 21Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
SE...SCT120. 15Z BKN100 TOP 130. 18Z WND NW G25KT. OTLK...VFR TIL
00Z WND.
.
MO
NW...SCT CI. BECMG 1517 BKN060 TOP FL200. SCT -SRHA/TSRA. CB TOP
CB TOP FL420. OTLK...VFR.
NERN...SCT CI. BECMG 1820 BKN100 TOP FL200. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB
TOP FL420. OTLK...VFR TIL 00Z SHRA TSRA.
SW...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
SE...BKN080 TOP FL240. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 18Z SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR 01Z SHRA TSRA.
.
WI
N HLF...BKN080 TOP 150. BECMG 1517 BKN030. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP
FL400. OTLK...MVFR CIG TIL 02Z SHRA TSRA.
S HLF...SCT060-080. 20Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
BKN060 TOP FL180. ISOL -SHRA. BECMG 1618 BKN030. SCT -SHRA/TSRA.
CB TOP FL400. OTLK...VFR TIL 01Z SHRA TSRA.
.
LM LWR MI LH
N HLF...SCT070. 18Z BKN060 TOP 120. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP
FL400. OTLK...VFR SHRA TSRA.
SW...SCT080. 18Z BNK050 TOP 150. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP
FL400. OTLK...VFR TIL 00Z SHRA TSRA.
SE...BKN050 TOP 080. BECMG 1820 BKN070 TOP FL180. WDLY SCT
-SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...VFR TIL 01Z SHRA TSRA.
.
IL
NRN...SCT060. BECMG 1214 BKN050 TOP 100. WDLY SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB
TOP FL420. 18Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...BKN CI. VIS 3-5SM BR. BECMG 1719 BKN100 TOP FL240. SCT
-SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL400. OTLK...VFR TIL 01Z SHRA TSRA.
SRN...BKN050 TOP FL240. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 15Z SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR 00Z SHRA TSRA.
.
IN
N HLF...SCT100 SCT160. 18Z BKN050 TOP 100. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP
FL420. OTLK...VFR TIL 00Z SHRA TSRA.
S HLF...BKN100 TOP FL200. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL420. 18Z
SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
N CNTRL-NERN...BKN-OVC030 TOP FL260. SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. 21Z BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...BKN050 TOP 160. 11Z SCT -SHRA/TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
OTLK...VFR TIL 23Z SHRA TSRA.
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