Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1115 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

NMZ508-509-520-524>526-538>540-180730-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...ELK...GLENWOOD...
GRAN QUIVIRA...PICACHO...QUEMADO...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...SOCORRO
1115 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 130 AM MDT...A LARGE AREA OF RAIN...LOCALLY HEAVY IN SPOTS...
WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD SLOWLY NORTHEAST INTO SOUTHERN LINCOLN COUNTY
AND THE SOUTHWEST THIRD OR SO OF CHAVES COUNTY. THIS WILL BEGIN TO
IMPACT THE RUIDOSO AREA AND THE SOUTHERN LINCOLN COUNTY BURN SCARS
AS WELL AS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF FAR SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY. SOME
LIGHTER RAIN WILL ATTEMPT TO PUSH A LITTLE FARTHER NORTH INTO
SOUTHERN SOCORRO COUNTY AND PERHAPS SOUTHEAST CATRON COUNTY AS
WELL...BUT SHOULD NOT BE HEAVY ENOUGH TO HAVE A MAJOR IMPACT. RAIN
AMOUNTS IN SOUTH LINCOLN AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY DURING THIS
TIME PERIOD WILL RANGE FROM A TENTH OF AN INCH TO LOCALLY AS MUCH AS
A HALF INCH. TRAVELERS AND RESIDENTS...ESPECIALLY IN FAR SOUTHERN
SOCORRO AND LINCOLN COUNTIES AS WELL AS FAR SOUTHWEST CHAVES
COUNTY...SHOULD BE ALERT TO PONDING OF WATER AS WELL AS FAST FLOWING
WATER OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND IN ARROYOS AFTER MIDNIGHT.

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