Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
108 PM MDT SUN JUL 20 2014

NMZ502-506-508-202100-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...QUEMADO
108 PM MDT SUN JUL 20 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
INCREASE IN COVERAGE ACROSS THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS. MOST OF THE
ACTIVITY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTH OR NORTHEAST AT SPEEDS FROM
5 TO 15 MPH. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAIN AT
RATES OVER THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH PER HOUR WITH WIND GUSTS TO 50
MPH...SMALL HAIL AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. THROUGH 3
PM MDT...THE BEST PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL FAVOR THE SOUTHWEST
MOUNTAINS.

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NMZ510>517-527>529-202100-
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-
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...TAOS
108 PM MDT SUN JUL 20 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
INCREASE IN COVERAGE ACROSS THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS. MOST OF THE
ACTIVITY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHEAST OR EAST AT SPEEDS FROM 5 TO
10 MPH...WHICH WILL CARRY CELLS OVER THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS AS THE AFTERNOON
PROGRESSES. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAIN AT
RATES OVER THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH PER HOUR WITH WIND GUSTS TO 50
MPH...SMALL HAIL AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. RAIN AT
THIS RATE MAY CAUSE HAZARDOUS RUNOFF...ESPECIALLY BELOW BURN SCARS
OR WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINFALL.

$$

NMZ526-539-540-202100-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ELK...PICACHO...RUIDOSO
108 PM MDT SUN JUL 20 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH MID AFTERNOON...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
INCREASE IN COVERAGE ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS. MOST OF THE
ACTIVITY WILL DRIFT SLOWLY TOWARD THE NORTHEAST OR EAST AT SPEEDS
UNDER 10 MPH...WHICH WILL CARRY CELLS ONTO THE ADJACENT HIGH PLAINS
OF EASTERN LINCOLN AND SOUTHWESTERN CHAVES COUNTIES AS THE
AFTERNOON PROGRESSES. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
RAIN AT RATES OVER 1 INCH PER HOUR WITH WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH...SMALL
HAIL AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. RAIN AT THIS RATE MAY
CAUSE HAZARDOUS RUNOFF...ESPECIALLY BELOW BURN SCARS OR WHERE THE
GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT RAINFALL.

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