Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
914 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

NMZ501>507-510-511-281700-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...
FARMINGTON...GALLUP...GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS
914 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.NOW...
BANDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER FAR
WEST CENTRAL AND NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO THIS MORNING.  THROUGH 11 AM...
THUNDERSTORMS INITIALLY IMPACTING AREAS FROM CEDAR HILL TO
BLOOMFIELD TO CHACO CANYON TO MCGAFFEY TO ZUNI PUEBLO WILL TRACK
TOWARD THE NORTHEAST AT AROUND 30 MPH .  A QUICK BURST OF MODERATE
TO HEAVY RAINFALL COULD BRING UP TO ONE HALF INCH.  ADDITIONALLY...
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL
ACCOMPANY THE STORM ACTIVITY.  MOTORISTS ALONG HIGHWAY 550 BETWEEN
NAGEEZI AND BLOOMFIELD WILL LIKELY ENCOUNTER THIS ACTIVITY DURING
THE MID TO LATE MORNING.

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NMZ515-521>523-526>529-531>540-281700-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...
CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...
ROSWELL...ROY...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
914 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.NOW...
AREAS OF FOG WILL PERSIST BETWEEN THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAIN CHAIN AND THE NEW MEXICO TEXAS STATE LINE THOUGH COVERAGE
WILL CONTINUE TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH BY 10 AM MDT. VISIBILITIES WILL
FLUCTUATE BETWEEN 1 AND 3 MILES IN FOG...WITH OCCASIONAL REDUCTIONS
TO NEAR ONE QUARTER MILE.


$$

NMZ508-509-281700-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLENWOOD...QUEMADO
914 AM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 11 AM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM OR TWO
CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR THE NEW MEXICO ARIZONA STATE LINE FROM LUNA TO
NEAR RED HILL.  THE SHOWER ACTIVITY OVER EASTERN ARIZONA WAS MOVING
TOWARD THE NORTHEAST AT 25 TO 30 MPH.   ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT OVER
THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF CATRON AND WESTERN SOCORRO COUNTIES IS
EXPECTED AFTER 11 AM.

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