Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
548 PM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

NMZ501>509-519-520-220200-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...
QUEMADO...SOCORRO
548 PM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 8 PM MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE MOVING EAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH ACROSS CENTRAL AND WESTERN
PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO. EXPECT LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN TO PRODUCE
AMOUNTS AVERAGING ONE QUARTER INCH...ALTHOUGH SPOTTY HEAVIER
DOWNPOURS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE HALF AND
ONE INCH. IN ADDITION...THE STORMS WILL BE PRODUCE OCCASIONAL
LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH. LOCATIONS
THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE GALLUP...NEWCOMB...FARMINGTON...
QUEMADO...LUNA...GLENWOOD...CUBA...SOCORRO...LOS LUNAS...
ALBUQUERQUE AND RIO RANCHO.

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NMZ534>538-220200-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...FORT SUMNER...PORTALES...
ROSWELL...TUCUMCARI
548 PM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 8 PM MDT...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE
SLOWLY ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS OF NEW MEXICO.
EXPECT LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN TO PRODUCE AMOUNTS AVERAGING ONE
QUARTER INCH...ALTHOUGH VERY HEAVY RAIN BETWEEN FORT SUMNER...
TUCUMCARI AND BROADVIEW WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING AMOUNTS
BETWEEN ONE AND THREE INCHES RESULTING IN FLASH FLOODING. LOCATIONS
THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE TUCUMCARI...SAN JON...BROADVIEW...
HOUSE...FORT SUMNER...ELKINS...ELIDA...DEXTER...DUNKEN AND ELK.
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION AND BE PREPARED FOR WATER ON
ROADS. TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN!

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NMZ512>515-521>533-539-540-220200-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UNION COUNTY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...
CLAYTON...CLINES CORNERS...CONCHAS...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...
LAS VEGAS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...
RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA ROSA
548 PM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 8 PM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO DEVELOP AND MOVE SLOWLY ALONG THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN...
ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AND NORTHEAST PLAINS. EXPECT MODERATE RAIN TO
PRODUCE AMOUNTS AVERAGING ONE QUARTER INCH...ALTHOUGH SPOTTY
HEAVIER DOWNPOURS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING AMOUNTS APPROACHING
ONE INCH. OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND SMALL PEA SIZE HAIL WILL
ACCOMPANY THE THUNDERSTORMS. LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE
RUIDOSO...ESTANCIA...MOUNTAINAIR...LAS VEGAS...MORA...WAGON MOUND...
CIMARRON AND RATON.

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