Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
754 PM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

NMZ527>532-534-270400-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...
RATON...SPRINGER...ROY...TUCUMCARI
754 PM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
DEVELOP EAST OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...EXCEPT FOR
SCATTERED COVERAGE NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY
WILL MOVE TOWARD THE EAST AT SPEEDS FROM 5 TO 15 MPH. STRONGER
CELLS WILL GENERALLY BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING NICKLE DIAMETER HAIL AND
WIND GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH WITH OVER A HALF INCH OF RAIN AND CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING. A FEW STORMS MAY TURN SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL...
DAMAGING WINDS AND THE RISK OF A TORNADO.

$$

NMZ501-503-504-506>508-510>524-270400-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...CUBA...DULCE...
EL MORRO...ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...QUEMADO...
RED RIVER...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO...
TAOS
754 PM MDT TUE MAY 26 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
DEVELOP OVER WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY
WILL MOVE TOWARD THE EAST OR EAST NORTHEAST AT SPEEDS FROM 15 TO 20
MPH. STRONGER CELLS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A BRIEF DOWNPOUR...
PEA SIZE HAIL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH...AND CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. RAIN AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY VARY FROM A FEW
HUNDREDTHS TO A QUARTER INCH...BUT SOME CELLS MAY PRODUCE
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS AROUND A HALF INCH.

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