Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1020 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMZ527-528-530-531-281800-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...RATON...SPRINGER...ROY
1020 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

.NOW...
A NARROW BAND OF RAIN SHOWERS WILL IMPACT THE NORTHEAST PLAINS
THROUGH THE LATE MORNING HOURS. THE MAIN FOCUS AREA THROUGH NOON
WILL BE FOUND ACROSS CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN UNION COUNTY WITH
ISOLATED SHOWERS ACROSS EASTERN COLFAX AND NORTHERN HARDING
COUNTIES. MOVEMENT OF THE BAND WILL BE TOWARDS THE EAST AT 15 MPH.
EXPECT RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 0.05 TO 0.15 INCHES.

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NMZ501>511-517-519-520-281800-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...
GLENWOOD...GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS...QUEMADO...SOCORRO
1020 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN SHOWERS WILL AFFECT THE WESTERN
MOUNTAINS/NORTHWEST PLATEAU AND MIDDLE/LOWER PORTIONS OF THE RIO
GRANDE VALLEY THROUGH THE LATE MORNING. SOME EMBEDDED THUNDER WILL
BE POSSIBLE ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AREA AS THE ATMOSPHERE
TRIES TO DESTABILIZE. CELL MOVEMENT WILL BE TOWARDS THE
NORTH/NORTHWEST AROUND 12 MPH. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL CONTAIN
LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH BUT AS THE
MORNING PROGRESSES TOWARDS THE NOON HOUR...SOME CELLS COULD PRODUCE
HEAVIER AMOUNTS.

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NMZ521>526-539-540-281800-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...ELK...
GRAN QUIVIRA...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS
1020 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED...GENERALLY LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT HIGH PLAINS THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THE MORNING. MOST OF THE RAINFALL WILL BE LESS THAN A
TENTH OF AN INCH. AS THE ATMOSPHERE DESTABILIZES TOWARDS THE
NOON HOUR CANT RULE OUT A THUNDERSTORM CONTAIN HEAVIER RAINFALL.
THE CELLS WILL MOVE TOWARDS THE NORTH/NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

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