Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1254 PM MDT TUE AUG 26 2014

NMZ501>509-262100-
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
1254 PM MDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.NOW...

SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS MUCH OF
WESTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE MID AFTERNOON. STORMS WILL MOVE TO
THE NORTH NORTHEAST AT AROUND 10 MPH...IMPACTING AREAS FROM ALAMO...
TO GRANTS...TO CROWNPOINT...TORREON NAVAJO MISSION...CUBA...AND
LINDRITH. SOME OF THE STRONGER CELLS THROUGH 3 PM WILL CONTAIN
RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE HALF INCH WITH OCCASIONAL CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH. THE COVERAGE
AND INTENSITY OF RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE AS THE DAY
PROGRESSES AND THE ATMOSPHERE DESTABILIZES.

$$

NMZ510>529-539-540-262100-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...
ELK...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA FE...SOCORRO...TAOS
1254 PM MDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND IN COVERAGE
ACROSS PORTIONS OF  CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.
STORMS WILL GENERALLY MOVE TO THE NORTH NORTHEAST AT AROUND 10 TO 15
MPH...IMPACTING LOCALES NEAR CIMARRON...OCATE...MORA...COWLES....
STANLEY...MORIARTY...ESTANCIA....MOUNTAINAIR...ABO...SOCORRO AND THE
BOSQUE DEL APACHE WILDLIFE REFUGE. THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF RAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 1 INCH IN 30 MINUTES...WITH
OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 45
MPH.

$$

NMZ530>538-262100-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
1254 PM MDT TUE AUG 26 2014

.NOW...

A FEW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO
THROUGH THE MID AFTERNOON HOURS. AS THE AFTERNOON PROGRESSES...
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. STORMS WILL MOVE TO THE
NORTH NORTHEAST AT AROUND 10 MPH...INITIALLY IMPACTING LOCALES NEAR
ELIDA...FORT SUMNER...RAGLAND...HOUSE...AND TUCUMCARI. SOME OF THE
STRONGER CELLS THROUGH 3 PM WILL CONTAIN RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO A
THIRD OF AN INCH WITH OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND
ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH. THE COVERAGE AND INTENSITY OF RAINFALL
WILL INCREASE AS THE DAY PROGRESSES AND THE ATMOSPHERE DESTABILIZES.

$$

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