Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
625 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

NMZ508-509-520-524>526-538>540-180230-
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
625 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

CORRECTION TO MENTION THE WHITEWATER BALDY BURN SCAR.

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
MUCH OF CATRON COUNTY WITH MORE SPOTTY ACTIVITY INTO WEST AND
CENTRAL SOCORRO COUNTY. THESE WILL BE MOVING GENERALLY TOWARD THE
NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH. A FEW OTHER SHOWERS AND ISOLATED STORMS
WILL HEAD EAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH TO THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST OF A
HONDO TO ROSWELL LINE. AMONG LOCATIONS IMPACTED THROUGH 830 PM MDT
WILL BE DATIL...PIETOWN...RESERVE...GLENWOOD...QUEMADO LAKE...
ARAGON...MAGDALENA...LEMITAR...SOCORRO...DEXTER AND LAKE ARTHUR.
THE WHITEWATER BALDY BURN SCAR WILL RECEIVE A ONE OR TWO HOUR PERIOD
OF MODERATE RAIN WITH PERHAPS A BRIEF HEAVIER DOWNPOUR OR TWO.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF THREE TO SIX TENTHS OF AN INCH AND MORE LOCALLY
EIGHT TENTHS OF AN INCH CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE MORE SIGNIFICANT
RAINFALL ACROSS CATRON COUNTY...WHILE ELSEWHERE AMOUNTS SHOULD BE
MORE IN THE ONE TO THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH RANGE. TRAVELERS AND
RESIDENTS...ESPECIALLY IN CATRON COUNTY...SHOULD BE ALERT TO PONDING
OF WATER AS WELL AS FAST FLOWING WATER OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND
IN ARROYOS.

$$

NMZ501-503-504-510>513-516-517-180230-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...ESPANOLA...
FARMINGTON...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RED RIVER...TAOS
625 PM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

.NOW...
A CLUSTER OF SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS
CENTRAL AND WEST RIO ARRIBA COUNTY WILL SHOULD SLOWLY DIMINISH
THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. OTHER ISOLATED SHOWERS IN FAR
NORTHERN TAOS COUNTY SHOULD DO THE SAME. BOTH PRECIPITATION AREAS
WILL DRIFT MOSTLY TO THE SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
WILL ONLY BE A FEW HUNDREDTHS TO AS MUCH AS A QUARTER OF AN INCH.
SOME LIKELY AFFECTED LOCALES INCLUDE LARGELY OPEN AREAS NORTHEAST
THROUGH NORTHWEST OF...AND INCLUDING...LINDRITH.

$$

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