Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
620 PM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

NMZ503-504-506>508-510-511-517>522-524-525-230200-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...ESPANOLA...
GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...QUEMADO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO
620 PM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 8 PM MDT...AN AREA OF NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH ACROSS
NORTHWEST...CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. SOME LOCALITIES
IMPACTED WILL LIKELY INCLUDE THE BOSQUE DEL APACHE...BINGHAM...
MOUNTAINAIR...BELEN...LOS LUNAS...EDGEWOOD...MORIARTY...
ALBUQUERQUE...RIO RANCHO...BERNALILLO...COCHITI LAKE...JEMEZ
SPRINGS...CUBA...LOS ALAMOS AND DULCE. EXPECT SOME IN CLOUD AND CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING...RAINFALL UP TO A HALF INCH OR SO...GUSTS UP TO
50 MPH AND PERHAPS A FEW INSTANCES OF SMALL HAIL IN THE STRONGER
STORMS.


$$

NMZ512>516-527>532-230200-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UNION COUNTY-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...
RED RIVER...ROY...TAOS
620 PM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 8 PM MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS...SOME WITH THUNDER...WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO....MAINLY NORTH AND
EAST OF A LINE FROM ANGEL FIRE TO LOGAN. SOME LOCALITIES LIKELY
IMPACTED WILL INCLUDE VERMEJO PARK...RATON...GRENVILLE...MOUNT
DORA...SENECA AND CLAYTON. EXPECT SOME LIGHTNING...RAINFALL UP TO
THREE OR FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH...GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH IN STRONGER
STORMS. A FEW MORE SHOWERS OR STORMS MAY ENTER OR DEVELOP ACROSS
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS TOWARD THE END OF THE PERIOD.

$$

NMZ523-526-533>540-230200-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...ELK...
FORT SUMNER...PICACHO...PORTALES...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...SANTA ROSA...
TUCUMCARI
620 PM MDT FRI AUG 22 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 8 PM MDT SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO...MOST OF THE
STRONGER STORMS AND HEAVIER SHOWERS REMAINING EAST OF A LINE FROM
TUCUMCARI TO HAGERMAN. SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS...WHICH WILL
LIKELY PRODUCE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...LIGHTNING STRIKES...WIND GUSTS
BETWEEN 40 AND 55 MPH AND SMALL HAIL...WILL IMPACT LOCALES SUCH AS
GLENRIO...BROADVIEW...CLOVIS...PORTALES AND LINGO. OTHER LOCALES
TO BE AFFECTED BY SHOWERS AND STORMS INCLUDE RANCHVALE...CANNON AIR
FORCE BASE...ARCH...ROGERS...MILNESAND AND ELIDA. RAIN AMOUNTS IN THE
STRONGER ACTIVITY COULD REACH BETWEEN TWO THIRDS OF AN INCH AND AN
INCH...THOUGH MOST WILL PRODUCE UNDER A HALF INCH.

$$

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