Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1021 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

NMZ508-509-520-524>526-536>540-171800-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-DE BACA COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...ELK...FORT SUMNER...GLENWOOD...
GRAN QUIVIRA...PICACHO...PORTALES...QUEMADO...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...
SOCORRO
1021 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SCATTERED FROM THE UPPER
GILA REGION OF THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL
MOUNTAINS TO THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS. THE MOST RAINFALL WILL BE
CONCENTRATED FROM BERNARDO TO MOUNTAINAIR...RAMON...FORT SUMNER
AND FLOYD. ISOLATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE HALF TO ONE INCH ARE
POSSIBLE. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO PONDING OF WATER AS WELL AS
FAST FLOWING WATER OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

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NMZ501-502-504>507-511-512-514-515-517>519-521>523-528-529-532>535-
171800-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-
CURRY COUNTY-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
QUAY COUNTY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...CUBA...
EL MORRO...ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...GRANTS...LAS VEGAS...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...
SPRINGER...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...
SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
1021 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

.NOW...
A BROAD AREA OF LIGHT RAIN...WITH EMBEDDED HEAVIER RAIN...WILL
CONTINUE TO STRETCH BOTH NORTH AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40 THIS
MORNING. THE STEADIEST RAIN WILL BE THE WESTERN HIGH TERRAIN ACROSS
THE MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY...CENTRAL MOUNTAINS EAST TO THE TEXAS
BORDER. THIS INCLUDES EL MORRO TO ALBUGUQERQUE...MANZANO...
ESTANCIA...ENCINO...VAUGHN...YESO...HOUSE...RAGLAND AND BROADVIEW.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN THESE AREAS MAY RANGE FROM A QUARTER TO THREE
QUARTERS OF AN INCH. ELSEWHERE EXPECT ANOTHER ONE TENTH TO AROUND ONE
QUARTER OF AN INCH. MOTORISTS SHOULD BE ALERT TO PONDING OF WATER ON
ROADWAYS AND WATCH FOR FAST FLOWING WATER OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS.
PATCHY FOG MAY LIMIT VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. THE AREA OF RAIN WILL
DRIFT SLOWLY NORTH AND EAST THROUGH THE MORNING.

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