Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
550 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

NMZ519>526-539-540-210200-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS...SOCORRO
550 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH THE EVENING...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL TO SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...
INCLUDING THE SANDIA...MANZANO...CAPITAN...AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS
AND ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AS WELL AS PARTS OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY.
THESE STORMS WILL MOVE WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH. MODERATE TO
HEAVY RAIN...SMALL HAIL...AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE
AS WELL AS OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. VISIBILITIES MAY
BRIEFLY LOWER AS STORMS MOVE THROUGH WITH RAINFALL AMOUNTS GENERALLY
RANGING BETWEEN ONE AND FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. ADDITIONALLY...WATER MAY RUN IN NORMALLY DRY
ARROYOS. THROUGH 8 PM...AREAS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDE
ALBUQUERQUE...RIO RANCHO...CLINES CORNERS...ESTANCIA...
MORIARTY...BERNARDO...SOCORRO...THE BOSQUE DEL APACHE...AND
CARRIZOZO.

$$

NMZ501>509-210200-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...QUEMADO
550 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE WESTERN THIRD OF NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EVENING.
STORMS WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH. MOST AREAS
WILL SEE A TENTH OF AN INCH OF RAIN OR LESS THROUGH 8 PM...THOUGH
LOCALIZED AREAS IN WESTERN SOCORRO AND CATRON COUNTIES MAY RECEIVE
LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS. OTHER AREAS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED THROUGH 8
PM INCLUDE THE VERY LARGE RADIO ASTRONOMY ARRAY...HORSE SPRINGS...EL
MORRO...MARQUEZ...MOUNT TAYLOR...COUNSELOR...AND NAVAJO DAM.

$$

NMZ510>518-527>529-210200-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...SANTA FE...TAOS
550 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH THE EVENING...SHOWERS AND A PERHAPS A STRAY THUNDERSTORM
WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND UPPER RIO GRANDE
VALLEY OF NEW MEXICO. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE AROUND A
TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS...THOUGH VERY LOCALIZED AREAS MAY SEE UP TO
ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH. AREAS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED THROUGH 8 PM
INCLUDE EL VADO...JEMEZ SPRINGS...ESPANOLA...CHILI...GLORIETA...
COWLES...AND CHACON.

$$

NMZ532>538-210200-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
550 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL
AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. THROUGH
8 PM...STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AROUND 10
TO 15 MPH AND WILL BE CAPABLE OF HEAVY RAINFALL...SMALL HAIL...
OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE TENTH AND ONE HALF OF AN INCH ARE
LIKELY...AND LOCALIZED AREAS MAY SEE UPWARDS OF THREE QUARTERS OF AN
INCH. AREAS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE VAUGHN...RAMON...MESA...
ROSWELL...LAKE ARTHUR...HAGERMAN...PORTALES...MELROSE...AND HOUSE.

$$

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