Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
403 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

NMZ519>526-539-540-202330-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS...SOCORRO
403 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE SANDIA...
MANZANO AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT HIGH PLAINS THROUGH
THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. THESE STORMS WILL MOVE WEST TO NORTHWEST AT
10 TO 15 MPH. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN...SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO
40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE AS WELL AS OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. VISIBILITIES MAY LOWER AS STORMS MOVE THROUGH...
INCLUDING ALONG INTERSTATE 25 IN THE ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA AS
WELL AS BETWEEN BERNARDO AND SOCORRO. ADDITIONALLY...WATER MAY RUN IN
NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS. THROUGH 530 PM...AREAS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED
INCLUDE ALBUQUERQUE...RIO RANCHO...WILLARD...BERNARDO...SOCORRO...
AND CARRIZOZO.

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NMZ501>509-202330-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...QUEMADO
403 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WESTERN
THIRD OF NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. STORMS WILL MOVE
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH. MOST AREAS WILL SEE A TENTH OF
AN INCH OF RAIN OR LESS THROUGH 530 PM...THOUGH LOCALIZED AREAS IN
THE CATRON COUNTY MAY RECEIVE MORE. OTHER AREAS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED
THROUGH 530 PM INCLUDE FARMINGTON...CHACO CANYON...EL MORRO...
QUEMADO...HORSE SPRINGS AND THE GILA WILDERNESS.

$$

NMZ510>518-527>529-202330-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-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...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...SANTA FE...TAOS
403 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH OR
LESS...THOUGH VERY LOCALIZED AREAS MAY SEE UP TO ONE HALF INCH. AREAS
THAT MAY BE AFFECTED THROUGH 530 PM INCLUDE CHAMA...TIERRA
AMARILLA...TRES PIEDRAS...JEMEZ SPRINGS...AND COWLES.

$$

NMZ533>538-202330-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...FORT SUMNER...PORTALES...
ROSWELL...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
403 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL
AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. THROUGH
530 PM...STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE TOWARD THE WEST OR NORTHWEST
AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH AND WILL BE CAPABLE OF HEAVY RAINFALL...
SMALL HAIL...OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS TO
45 MPH. RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE HALF ARE LIKELY...
AND LOCALIZED AREA MAY SEE UPWARDS OF ONE INCH OF RAINFALL. AREAS
THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE RAGLAND...RANCHVALE...MELROSE...
PORTALES...PUERTO DE LUNA...YESO...ROSWELL AND ELKINS.

$$

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