Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1032 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

NMZ528>540-030800-
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-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...
FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PICACHO...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...
ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
1032 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 1 AM MST...PATCHES OF LIGHT RAIN WILL PERSIST ACROSS EASTERN
PORTIONS OF NEW MEXICO AHEAD OF AN EASTWARD ADVANCING COLD FRONT.
RAIN AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OR LESS.
IN ADDITION...WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO
BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE HIGHLANDS AND NEAR THE
RATON MESA.

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NMZ503-504-506>508-510>527-030800-
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-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA 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...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...
CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...QUEMADO...
RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...
SOCORRO...TAOS
1032 PM MST MON MAR 2 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 1 AM MST...AREAS OF RAIN AND HIGHER ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS
WILL CONTINUE ACROSS CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO BEHIND AN
EASTWARD ADVANCING COLD FRONT. RAIN AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE A TENTH
OF AN INCH OR LESS...WITH A COUPLE INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000
FEET. IN ADDITION...WINDY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE WITH OCCASIONAL
GUSTS TO BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH...ESPECIALLY IN THE MOUNTAINS. THE
COMBINATION OF WINDY CONDITIONS WITH SNOW WILL CREATE PATCHES OF
BLOWING SNOW IN THE JEMEZ AND SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS WITH
VISIBILITIES OCCASIONALLY LIMITED TO NEAR ONE QUARTER MILE. FOR THE
LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS DIAL 5 1 1 OR VISIT N M ROADS DOT COM.

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