Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
222 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

NMZ501>506-301000-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP
222 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 400 AM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU...
AS WELL AS THE CHUSKA AND WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. ANY STORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BRIEF DOWNPOURS...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 40
MPH...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. RAIN AMOUNTS WITH THIS ACTIVITY SHOULD
AVERAGE AN ADDITIONAL ONE TENTH OF AN INCH. HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS
MAY CONTINUE IN SOME SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS AND LOW WATER
CROSSINGS FROM HEAVY RAINFALL THAT FELL TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

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NMZ530-531-534>538-301000-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...ROY...TUCUMCARI
222 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 400 AM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS. STORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A QUICK TENTH TO ONE HALF INCH OF RAIN...
ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH...AND LIGHTNING STRIKES. HAZARDOUS
WATER LEVELS MAY PERSIST IN SOME SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS AND LOW
WATER CROSSINGS DUE TO HEAVY RAIN THAT FELL TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

$$

NMZ507-511-512-514-515-517>519-521>523-301000-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CLINES CORNERS...ESPANOLA...GRANTS...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE
222 AM MDT WED JUL 30 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 400 AM...A COUPLE CLUSTERS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
SHIFT SOUTHEASTWARD FROM THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS AND MIDDLE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY ACROSS THE SANTA FE METRO AREA AT SPEEDS FROM 20 TO 25 MPH.
SOME OF THIS ACTIVITY COULD ALSO IMPACT THE ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA...
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND HIGHLANDS...AND SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS. STRONGER SHOWERS MAY GENERALLY DROP A
QUICK TENTH TO ONE QUARTER INCH OF RAIN...BUT LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
CLOSER TO A HALF INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE. STRONGER CELLS MAY ALSO
PRODUCE ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS MAY PERSIST IN SOME SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS
AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS DUE TO HEAVY RAIN THAT FELL TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

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