Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
600 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

NMZ508-520-524>526-535-536-538>540-181315-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...CLOVIS...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...
PICACHO...PORTALES...QUEMADO...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...SOCORRO
600 AM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
A BROAD AREA OF RAIN WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO TRACK SLOWLY TO THE EAST NORTHEAST ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOCORRO...
LINCOLN ...CHAVES AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES THIS MORNING. THROUGH 700 AM
MDT...THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOST LIKELY IN THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS...FROM
EASTERN CHAVES TO ROOSEVELT AND CURRY COUNTIES AND WILL RESULT IN A
QUICK BURST OF PRECIPITATION UP TO HALF OR THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH
IN 30 MINUTES ALONG WITH CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. LOCATIONS
POSSIBLY IMPACTED INCLUDE BROADVIEW...ROGERS AND LINGO. ELSEWHERE...
RAIN WILL PRODUCE ACCUMULATIONS OF A FEW HUNDRETHS TO TWO OR THREE
TENTHS OF AN INCH.  SHOWERS WILL FAVOR SOUTHERN CHAVES COUNTY
INCLUDING ROSWELL AND THE AREA FROM INTERSTATE 25 IN SOCORRO COUNTY
EAST THROUGH LINCOLN COUNTY...INCLUDING BOSQUE DEL APACHE...
BINGHAM AND CLAUNCH. TRAVELERS AND RESIDENTS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD
BE ALERT TO PONDING OF WATER AS WELL AS FAST FLOWING WATER OVER LOW
WATER CROSSINGS AND IN ARROYOS AND NORMALLY DRY DRAINAGES...BOTH NEAR
AND DOWNSTREAM OF ACTIVE PRECIPITATION.

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