Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
953 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

NMZ501-502-505-506-508-509-190600-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...
GLENWOOD...QUEMADO
953 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL
RACE NORTHWARD OVER WESTERN NEW MEXICO. THE STRONGER ACTIVITY WILL
PRODUCE BRIEF RAIN...ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS TO 50 MPH...AND CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN
LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH. FAVORED LOCATIONS FOR RAINFALL WILL
FOCUS ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE.

$$

NMZ503-504-507-510>526-190600-
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-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...CUBA...
DULCE...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO...TAOS
953 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL RACE TO
THE NORTH OVER THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND THE NORTHERN HIGH TERRAIN.
THE STRONGER ACTIVITY WILL PRODUCE BRIEF RAIN...ERRATIC AND GUSTY
WINDS TO 55 MPH...SMALL HAIL...AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
STRIKES. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN LESS THAN A TENTH OF
AN INCH...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE AREA FROM CUBA SOUTH TO
NEAR DOUBLE EAGLE AIRPORT AND LAGUNA PUEBLO.

$$

NMZ527>540-190600-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...
ELK...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PICACHO...PORTALES...RATON...
SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
953 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE EXPANDING
QUICKLY NORTHWARD OVER EASTERN NEW MEXICO. THE STRONGER ACTIVITY
WILL PRODUCE HEAVY DOWNPOURS...ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS TO 55 MPH...
PEA TO DIME SIZE HAIL...AND FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
STRIKES. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL AVERAGE A QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH
WITH THE HEAVIER ACTIVITY. FAVORED AREAS FOR HEAVY RAIN AND STORMS
WILL STRETCH FROM LAS VEGAS TO SANTA ROSA...FORT SUMNER...AND
TUCUMCARI. LOCALIZED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH
TONIGHT.

$$




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