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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 05, 2015 (9:54 AM CDT):
METAR KDSM 051454Z 19006KT 6SM HZ FEW150 SCT200 OVC300 24/19 A3000 RMK AO2 SLP152 T02390189 51006
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 05, 2015 (9:54 AM CDT):
TAF KDSM 051135Z 0512/0612 16008KT P6SM SCT250
     FM051600 18011G18KT P6SM SCT035
     FM060300 17011KT P6SM BKN035=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME:  5 11:35
VALID TIME: 5 July AT 12:00Z to 6 July AT 12:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 160 AT 8
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 250 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 16:00Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 11 GUST 18
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 35 SCT
NEW WX STARTING: 03:00Z
   WINDS: 170 AT 11
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 35 BKN
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 05, 2015 (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 05, 2015 (9:54 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 051445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 6 FOR IFR AND MTN OBSCN VALID UNTIL 052100
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AIRMET IFR...ND SD MN
FROM 50SSW YWG TO GFK TO 50SSE BIS TO 30WNW BIS TO 70NE MOT TO
50SSW YWG
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET IFR...KY TN AL
FROM 50SSW HNN TO 40WSW HMV TO 40E MSL TO 70S PXV TO 50WSW LOZ
TO 50N LOZ TO 50SSW HNN
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET IFR...MO AR
FROM COU TO 50SE FAM TO 20NNW DYR TO 30NE LIT TO 30E RZC TO
40ESE BUM TO COU
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET MTN OBSCN...KY TN
FROM HNN TO HMV TO GQO TO 50WSW LOZ TO HNN
MTNS OBSC BY CLDS/PCPN/BR. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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CHIT WA 051445
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 052100
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AIRMET TURB...MO LM MI LH IL IN KY OK TX AR TN LA MS AND CSTL
WTRS
FROM 20SSE ASP TO 60SW YVV TO 30ESE ECK TO FWA TO CVG TO 30W HNN
TO GQO TO 30NW MSL TO 30SSE LCH TO 30SSE IAH TO 30NNW GGG TO
20WNW STL TO 30SE ORD TO 20SSE ASP
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS MN IA
FROM FAR TO 40WNW BRD TO 50SW MSP TO 30SSW PWE TO 50E HLC TO
30SSW MCK TO 70S BIS TO FAR
MOD TURB BLW 060. CONDS DVLPG 15-18Z. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU
03Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LS MI IL
FROM 60NNE ISN TO 70WNW INL TO 60N SAW TO 50ENE ODI TO 20NNE DBQ
TO UIN TO 50ENE SGF TO 40WSW BUM TO 30ESE SLN TO 50WSW ABR TO
60SSE DIK TO 60NNE ISN
MOD TURB BTN FL300 AND FL400. CONDS CONTG BYD 21Z THRU 03Z.
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OTLK VALID 2100-0300Z
AREA 1...TURB MO IL IN KY TX AR TN LA MS AL AND CSTL WTRS
BOUNDED BY 40SW TTH-CVG-60SSW BTR-120S LCH-120SSW LCH-90SE PSX-
80E BRO-40WNW BRO-20WSW TXK-40NW ARG-40SSE STL-40SW TTH
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL410. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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AREA 2...TURB ND SD NE KS MN IA MO WI LS
BOUNDED BY 30WNW INL-20SSE YQT-20E MSP-30NNW MCI-60SE ICT-30E
LBL-50W LBL-40W MCK-60S RAP-20SSE PIR-50NW ABR-30WNW INL
MOD TURB BLW 060. CONDS CONTG THRU 03Z.
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CHIZ WA 051445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 052100
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NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 120-165 ACRS AREA
   160 ALG 70SW RAP-50S PIR-40N ANW-HLC-20WNW LBL
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 05, 2015 (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 05, 2015 (9:54 AM CDT):
!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
!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 2:54 PM GMT on July 05, 2015 (9:54 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 050945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 060400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 052200...OTLK VALID 052200-060400
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...CDFNT NERN-SWRN ND. SFC LOW ALG FNT IN WRN ND WITH
TROF SSWWD. QSTNRY FNT SERN MO-MIDDLE TN-NERN KY. SFC RDG E CNTRL
IL-NERN IN. 04Z CDFNT N CNTRL MN-N CNTRL NEB-SRN PNHDL NEB. SFC
LOW N CNTRL NEB WITH TROF TO XTRM NWRN KS. QSTNRY FNT SERN MO-WRN
KY.
.
ND
NWRN...SCT-BKN070 TOPS FL330. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL380. 14Z
SCT050 BKN090. TIL 19Z ISOL -SHRA. OTLK...VFR.
W CNTRL-SWRN...SCT070 SCT CI. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL430. 18Z
BKN060 TOPS FL340. SCT -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. OTLK...VFR SHRA/TSRA 02Z
SHRA.
NERN...SCT-BKN050 TOPS FL210. 15Z BKN040. 18Z BKN050. WDLY SCT
-SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA 23Z SHRA.
E CNTRL-SERN...SCT060 BKN CI. 18Z SCT040 BKN060 TOPS FL300. WDLY
SCT -TSRA POSS SEV. CB TOP FL440. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
.
SD
NWRN...SCT CI. 18Z SCT-BKN070 TOPS FL350. WDLY SCT -TSRA POSS
SEV. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
SERN...BKN090 TOPS FL390. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL440. 14Z
BKN120. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
.
NE
PNHDL...SCT CI. 15Z SCT090. 19Z BKN080 TOPS FL340. WDLY SCT
-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
N CNTRL-NERN...SCT070 BKN CI. TIL 14Z WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP
FL440. OTLK...VFR TSRA N CNTRL.
S CNTRL-SERN...SCT-BKN CI. 20Z WND S 20G30KT S CNTRL. OTLK...VFR
TIL 02Z WND S CNTRL.
.
KS
WRN...SCT CI. 17Z WND S 20G30KT. OTLK...VFR TSRA TIL 01Z WND.
CNTRL...SCT100 SCT-BKN CI. TIL 13Z ISOL TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT CI. 17Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
.
MN
NWRN...BKN040 TOPS FL340. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL410. 12Z ISOL
-TSRA. 18Z WDLY SCT -TSRA POSS SEV. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR
TSRA.
NERN...SCT-BKN CI. 15Z SCT050. ISOL -SHRA TOPS FL400. 18Z WDLY
SCT -TSRA POSS SEV. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
SWRN...SCT130 SCT-BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 14Z SCT CI.
OTLK...VFR TSRA.
SERN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
.
IA
NWRN...SCT080 BKN CI. TIL 17Z ISOL -SHRA TOPS FL380. 20Z WND S
G25KT. OTLK...VFR 01Z TSRA.
RMNDR...SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
.
MO
NRN 3/4...SKC. VIS 5SM BR FU. 13Z SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
SRN 1/4...SCT020. VIS 5SM BR. 13Z SCT060 SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
WI
SCT CI. TIL 13Z VIS 4SM BR FU. 14Z SKC OCNL SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
.
LS UPR MI
SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
.
LM LWR MI LH
LM/WRN-CNTRL LWR MI...SCT CI. TIL 13Z VIS 4SM BR FU. OTLK...VFR.
ERN LWR MI/LH...SCT CI. 19Z SCT060. OTLK...VFR.
.
IL
NWRN 1/3...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL 1/3...SKC. VIS 4SM HZ FU. 15Z SCT040. OTLK...VFR.
SERN 1/3...SCT CI. TIL 11Z VIS 4SM BR. 16Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
.
IN
NRN...SKC. VIS 4SM BR. 15Z SCT050 SCT-BKN CI. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...BKN CI. TIL 15Z VIS 4SM BR. 17Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
.
KY
WRN...SCT040 BKN CI. VIS 4SM BR. 15Z SKC. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL-ERN...SCT030 OVC060 TOPS FL360. VIS 5SM BR. -SHRA/ISOL
-TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 14Z BKN035. -SHRA/ISOL -TSRA. 18Z WDLY SCT
-TSRA. CB TOP FL410. OTLK...MVFR CIG TSRA 02Z SHRA.
ERN...
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