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METAR - Aviation Routine Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 23, 2016 (9:54 AM CDT):
METAR KDSM 231454Z 20010KT 10SM FEW140 SCT190 BKN250 30/25 A2987 RMK AO2 SLP105 T03000250 58006
TAF - Terminal Area Forecast
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 23, 2016 (9:54 AM CDT):
TAF KDSM 231135Z 2312/2412 18007KT P6SM VCTS SCT050CB BKN100
     FM231600 18012KT P6SM BKN200
     FM240300 20007KT P6SM SCT200=
Decoded:
ID: KDSM   Des Moines Intl, IA
REPORT TIME: 23 11:35
VALID TIME: 23 July AT 12:00Z to 24 July AT 12:00Z.
INITIAL WX
   WINDS: 180 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   WEATHER: VCTS
   CLOUDS: 50 SCT WITH CB
   CLOUDS: 100 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 16:00Z
   WINDS: 180 AT 12
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 200 BKN
NEW WX STARTING: 03:00Z
   WINDS: 200 AT 7
   VISIBILITY: >6.0 MILES
   CLOUDS: 200 SCT
   COMMENTS: = 

PIREP - Pilot Weather Report
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 23, 2016 (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 23, 2016 (9:54 AM CDT):
CHIS WA 231445
AIRMET SIERRA UPDT 3 FOR IFR VALID UNTIL 232100
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AIRMET IFR...MN IA WI
FROM 40NW RWF TO 50SW MSP TO 20N ODI TO 30N DBQ TO 20WSW MCW TO
70S RWF TO 30ESE FSD TO 40NW RWF
CIG BLW 010/VIS BLW 3SM PCPN/BR. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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CHIT WA 231445
AIRMET TANGO UPDT 2 FOR TURB VALID UNTIL 232100
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AIRMET TURB...LM LS MI LH IN
FROM 60WNW SSM TO YVV TO 30SE ECK TO FWA TO 30SSW PMM TO 30WNW
PMM TO 40WNW MKG TO 60WNW SSM
MOD TURB BTN FL280 AND FL390. CONDS ENDG 18-21Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND SD
FROM DIK TO 70WNW ANW TO 50W RAP TO 60W DIK TO DIK
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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AIRMET TURB...ND MN
FROM 70NE MOT TO 60SSE YWG TO 40NW BJI TO 30NE FAR TO 60W FAR TO
30ESE BIS TO 30W BIS TO 70NE MOT
MOD TURB BLW 080. CONDS ENDG 15-18Z.
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CHIZ WA 231445
AIRMET ZULU UPDT 2 FOR ICE AND FRZLVL VALID UNTIL 232100
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NO SGFNT ICE EXP OUTSIDE OF CNVTV ACT.
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FRZLVL...RANGING FROM 135-175 ACRS AREA
   160 ALG 70SW RAP-20WNW FSD-20NNW OBH-30SE OBH-30WSW IRK-30NW
      COU-40E RZC
   160 ALG 40WNW DYR-40S STL-40E STL-20NNE AXC-20SW GIJ-20NE FWA
   160 ALG 30W HNN-30NE LOZ-30SW LOZ-60ESE BWG
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SIGMET - Significant Meteorological Information
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 23, 2016 (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 23, 2016 (9:54 AM CDT):
!DSM 07/054 DSM AIRSPACE UAS WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 2NM RADIUS OF DSM360015 (8NM NW IKV) SFC-75FT AGL 1607251300-1607252100
CREATED: 22 Jul 2016 18:19:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 06/053 DSM OBST CRANE (ASN 2016-ACE-2459-OE) 413318N0934046W (1.5NM NNW DSM) 922FT (100FT AGL) FLAGGED AND LGTD 1606251849-1712222359
CREATED: 25 Jun 2016 18:49:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 06/024 DSM AIRSPACE UAS WI AN AREA DEFINED AS 1NM RADIUS OF
DSM334014.2 (5.2NM W Y76) SFC-400FT AGL DLY 1400-23001606141400-1610312300CREATED: 13 Jun 2016 16:10:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 06/008 DSM OBST TOWER LGT (ASR 1018144) 413502.00N0933830.00W (3.2NM NNE DSM) 1232.0FT (407.2FT AGL) OUT OF SERVICE 1606021927-1608311930
CREATED: 02 Jun 2016 19:27:00 SOURCE: KFODYFYX
!DSM 03/046 DSM OBST CRANE (ASN 2015-ACE-4385-OE) 413058N0934159W (2.0NM WSW DSM) 1145FT (180FT AGL) FLAGGED 1603231226-1611222300
CREATED: 23 Mar 2016 12:26:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 03/045 DSM OBST CRANE (ASN 2015-ACE-4384-OE) 413101N0934160W (1.9NM WSW DSM) 1146FT (180FT AGL) FLAGGED 1603231224-1611222300EST
CREATED: 23 Mar 2016 12:24:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 02/105 DSM OBST RIG (ASN 2015-ACE-3876-OE) 413101N0934202W (2.0NM WSW DSM) 1019FT (60FT AGL) NOT LGTD 1602191902-1612312359
CREATED: 19 Feb 2016 19:03:00 SOURCE: DSM
!DSM 02/104 DSM OBST RIG (ASN 2015-ACE-3877-OE) 413056N0934203W (2.0NM WSW DSM) 1019FT (60FT AGL) NOT LGTD 1602191901-1612312059
CREATED: 19 Feb 2016 19:01:00 SOURCE: DSM
!FDC 6/7826 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...ILS RWY 31 (CAT II AND III), AMDT 23B...DME REQUIRED EXCEPT FOR AIRCRAFT EQUIPPED WITH SUITABLE RNAV SYSTEMWITH GPS,LMN VORTAC OUT OF SERVICE. 1607191340-1702281340ESTCREATED: 19 Jul 2016 13:40:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/0718 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
ILS OR LOC RWY 13, AMDT 9B...ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 23B...RNAV (GPS) RWY 13, AMDT 1B...RNAV (GPS) RWY 23, ORIG-A...RNAV (GPS) RWY 31, AMDT 1C...CIRCLING CATS A/B/C MDA 1500/HAA 542.2 CRANES, 1146 MSL, 1.94 NM SW OF KDSM, 2015-ACE-4384, 4385-OE.1603281715-1611071715ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2016 17:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/0717 DSM IAP U.S. DOD DES MOINES INTL,
DES MOINES, IA.HI ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 7...CIRCLING CAT C MDA 1500/HAA542.2 CRANES, 1146 MSL, 1.94 NM SW OF KDSM, 2015-ACE-4384, 4385-OE.1603281715-1611071715ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2016 17:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/0715 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
ILS OR LOC RWY 5, ORIG-B...S-LOC 5 MDA 1420/HAT 489 ALL CATS. VIS CAT C RVR 5000.CIRCLING CATS A/B/C MDA 1500/HAA 542.VDP AT 3.06 DME; DISTANCE VDP TO THLD 1.36 MILES.2 CRANES, 1146 MSL, 1.11 NM SW OF APPROACH END RWY 5,2015-ACE-4384, 4385-OE.1603281715-1611071715ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2016 17:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/0714 DSM IAP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
RNAV (GPS) RWY 5, AMDT 1A...LNAV/VNAV DA 1506/HAT 575 ALL CATS. VIS 1 1/2 ALL CATS.LNAV MDA 1460/HAT 529 ALL CATS. VIS CATS C/D RVR 5500.CIRCLING CATS A/B/C MDA 1500/HAA 542.VDP 1.49 NM TO RW05.FOR INOPERATIVE MALSR, INCREASE LPV ALL CATS VISIBILITY TO RVR 5000AND LNAV/VNAV ALL CATS VISIBILITY TO 2 AND LNAV CAT D VISIBILITY TO1 1/2.2 CRANES, 1146 MSL, 1.11 NM SW OF APPROACH END RWY 5,2015-ACE-4384, 4385-OE.1603281715-1611071715ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2016 17:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/0712 DSM ODP DES MOINES INTL, DES MOINES, IA.
TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AND (OBSTACLE) DEPARTURE PROCEDURES AMDT 11...TAKE-OFF MINIMUMS RWY 23, 300 - 1 1/4 OR STANDARD WITH MINIMUMCLIMB OF 358 FT PER NM TO 1300. NOTE: RWY 23, 2 TEMPORARY CRANES,6390 FT FROM DEPARTURE END OF RWY, 1577 FT RIGHT OF CENTERLINE, 180AGL, UPTO 1146 MSL, 2015-ACE-4384, 4385-OE.ALL OTHER DATA REMAINS AS PUBLISHED. 1603281715-1611071715ESTCREATED: 28 Mar 2016 17:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
!FDC 6/5976 DSM IAP U.S. DOD DES MOINES INTL,
DES MOINES, IA.HI ILS OR LOC RWY 31, AMDT 7...DISREGARD MM INDICATIONS.1603151814-1610251814ESTCREATED: 15 Mar 2016 18:15:00 SOURCE: KDZZNAXX
Forecast Area
KDSM - Des Moines, Iowa
Updated at 2:54 PM GMT on July 23, 2016 (9:54 AM CDT):
FA3W  
CHIC FA 230945
SYNOPSIS AND VFR CLDS/WX
SYNOPSIS VALID UNTIL 240400
CLDS/WX VALID UNTIL 232200...OTLK VALID 232200-240400
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...SFC LOW SWRN ND. WRM FNT SWRN ND-SWRN MN BECMG CDFNT
SWRN MN-E CNTRL WI-SWRN LWR MI. SFC TROF XTRM W CNTRL SD-NEB/WY
BRDR. SFC RDG ERN KY-SRN IL-SERN IA. 04Z CDFNT XTRM NWRN MN-NERN
NEB-XTRM NWRN KS. -WRM FNT N CNTRL MN-E CNTRL WI-NERN IN.
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ND
WRN...SCT060 BKN100 TOPS FL360. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL400. 14Z
SCT070. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...SCT060 BKN100 TOPS FL380. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
14Z BKN060. ISOL -TSRA. 21Z SCT070. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...SCT-BKN070 TOPS FL230. 13Z SCT050 BKN100 TOPS FL400. ISOL
-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 18Z WDLY SCT -TSRA POSS SEV. OTLK...VFR TIL
00Z TSRA.
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SD
WRN...SCT060 BKN090 TOPS FL320. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 13Z SCT
CI. BECMG 1417 WND NW G30KT. OTLK...VFR.
ERN...BKN050 TOPS FL260. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 20Z WDLY SCT
-TSRA POSS SEV. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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NE
PNHDL...SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL...BKN100 TOPS FL350. 15Z SCT CI. 19Z SCT100. ISOL -TSRA. CB
TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TIL 02Z TSRA.
ERN...SCT070 BKN120 TOPS FL230. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL420. 14Z
SCT-BKN120. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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KS
WRN...SCT130 BKN CI. 21Z SCT100. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
OTLK...VFR TSRA.
N CNTRL-NERN...SCT100 SCT120 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL430.
13Z SCT120. OTLK...VFR 00Z TSRA N CNTRL.
S CNTRL-SERN...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
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MN
NWRN-W CNTRL...BKN CI. 15Z SCT050. 17Z BKN050 TOPS FL310. WDLY
SCT -TSRA POSS SEV. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
NERN-E CNTRL...BKN CI. 18Z SCT035 BKN050 TOPS FL310. WDLY SCT
-TSRA POSS SEV. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
SRN...SCT045 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. TIL 12Z VIS 4SM
BR. 18Z BKN050 TOPS FL390. WDLY SCT -TSRA POSS SEV. OTLK...VFR
TSRA.
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IA
WRN-CNTRL...SCT-BKN060 TOPS FL330. WDLY SCT -TSRA. CB TOP FL430.
13Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
ERN...OVC035 TOPS 100. VIS 4SM BR. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. 13Z
SCT035 BKN CI. 15Z BKN035 TOPS FL260. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450.
18Z WDLY SCT -TSRA. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
.
MO
NWRN 1/3...SCT120 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL430. 14Z SCT120.
OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL 1/3...SKC. OTLK...VFR.
SERN 1/3...SKC. 20Z SCT060. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR
TIL 23Z TSRA.
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WI
WRN...SCT CI. VIS 4SM BR. 14Z SCT045 BKN CI. 17Z ISOL -TSRA. CB
TOP FL450. 19Z WDLY SCT -TSRA POSS SEV. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
ERN...SCT CI. TIL 14Z VIS 4SM BR. 20Z SCT050 BKN CI. ISOL -TSRA.
CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
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LS UPR MI
WRN...SCT CI. TIL 12Z VIS 4SM BR. OTLK...VFR TSRA.
ERN...SKC-SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
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LM LWR MI LH
LM/LH/NERN LWR MI...SKC-SCT CI. OTLK...VFR.
RMNDR...SKC. TIL 14Z VIS 4SM BR. OTLK...VFR.
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IL
NRN...SKC. VIS 4SM BR. 14Z SCT040. OTLK...VFR 01Z TSRA NWRN IL.
CNTRL...SKC. 14Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SCT015. VIS 4SM BR. 13Z SCT045. 20Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. OTLK...VFR.
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IN
NRN...SCT150. VIS 4SM BR. 14Z SCT050. OTLK...VFR.
CNTRL..SKC. VIS 4SM BR. 14Z BKN045 TOPS 100. OTLK...VFR.
SRN...SCT CI. VIS 4SM BR. 14Z SCT040. 20Z ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. OTLK...VFR TIL 23Z TSRA.
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KY
WRN-CNTRL...SCT020 SCT-BKN CI. VIS 3SM BR. ISOL -TSRA. CB TOP
FL450. 14Z SCT050. ISOL -TSRA. 19Z BKN050 TOPS 160. WDLY SCT
-TSRA. OTLK...VFR TIL 01Z TSRA.
ERN...SCT120. TIL 12Z VIS 3SM BR SPCLY IN VLYS. 16Z SCT060. ISOL
-TSRA. CB TOP FL450. OTLK...VFR TIL 02Z TSRA.
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