Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
347 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

NMZ501>504-510>518-200000-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
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-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...
ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RED RIVER...SANTA FE...TAOS
347 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 600 PM...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS A GOOD PART OF NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO. STORM
MOTIONS WILL BE VARIED...GENERALLY TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT 5 TO 10
MPH ACROSS NORTHWEST SECTIONS OF THE STATE WHILE STORMS GENERALLY
DRIFT EAST OR SOUTHEAST ALONG AND EAST OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY.
LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE A PASSING SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM
INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO RED RIVER...ARROYO SECO...BLACK
LAKE...TRES PIEDRAS...EMBUDO...SANTA FE SKI AREA...CUBA...TIERRA
AMARILLA...CHAMA...LINDRITH...NAGEEZI...DULCE AND NAVAJO DAM. BRIEF
BURSTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ACCOMPANY ANY OF THE
PASSING THUNDERSTORMS WITH RAINFALL RATES UP TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN
INCH PER HOUR AND POSSIBLY PEA SIZED HAIL.

$$

NMZ505>509-520-200000-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...
QUEMADO...SOCORRO
347 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 600 PM...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS MUCH OF WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO FROM THE LOWER
RIO GRANDE VALLEY WEST TO THE ARIZONA STATE LINE. MOVEMENT WILL BE
TOWARD THE NORTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH.  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
CONCENTRATED IN THE GALLUP...CROWNPOINT...THOREAU...RAMAH...AND ZUNI
PUEBLO AREAS...AS WELL AS BETWEEN ALAMO...BERNARDO AND SOCORRO TO
INCLUDE THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR. BURSTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAINFALL...PEA SIZED HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 OR 50 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED FROM ANY PASSING THUNDERSTORM THAT WILL BE CAPABLE OF UP TO
ONE HALF INCH RAINFALL TOTALS IN 30 MINUTES. OUTSIDE THUNDERSTORMS...
RAINFALL TOTALS WILL GENERALLY AVERAGE ONE TO TWO TENTHS INCH IN AN
HOURS TIME.

$$

NMZ524>526-538>540-200000-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...PICACHO...
ROSWELL...RUIDOSO
347 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 600 PM...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE OVER SOUTH CENTRAL AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO.
STORM MOTIONS WILL BE SLOWLY TOWARD THE EAST OR NORTHEAST...IF AT
ALL.  THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL PASS NEAR CORONA...DURAN...ENCINOSO.
ELSEWHERE...LIGHT SHOWERS WILL REMAIN SCATTERED OVER MUCH OF EASTERN
SOCORRO...LINCOLN AND WESTERN CHAVES COUNTIES. OUTSIDE
THUNDERSTORMS...RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL AVERAGE A TRACE TO A FEW
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH. HOWEVER...ANY PASSING THUNDERSTORM WILL BRING
THE POTENTIAL FOR RAINFALL RATES UP TO ONE INCH PER HOUR.

$$

NMZ519-521>523-200000-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CLINES CORNERS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS
347 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 600 PM...SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL SLOWLY TRACK NORTH ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE A
PASSING SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
BELEN...LOS LUNAS...ISLETA PUEBLO...MOUNTAINAIR...WILLARD...AND
ESTANCIA. BRIEF BURSTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ACCOMPANY
ANY OF THE PASSING THUNDERSTORMS WITH RAINFALL RATES UP TO THREE
QUARTERS OF AN INCH PER HOUR. OUTSIDE THUNDERSTORMS...RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WILL REMAIN LIGHT AVERAGING A TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN
INCH.

$$

NMZ527>533-200000-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...
RATON...SPRINGER...ROY...SANTA ROSA
347 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 600 PM...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL DOT THE LANDSCAPE OF
NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO.  STORM MOTIONS WILL GENERALLY BE TOWARD THE
SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.  LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE A PASSING
SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE GLADSTONE...ANTON CHICO...TRUJILLO
AND VAUGHN.  BRIEF BURSTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
ACCOMPANY ANY OF THE PASSING THUNDERSTORMS WITH RAINFALL RATES UP TO
THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH PER HOUR. OUTSIDE THUNDERSTORMS...RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WILL REMAIN LIGHT AVERAGING A TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN
INCH.

$$

KJONES




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