Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
129 PM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

NMZ510-512>516-527>532-252100-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-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-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
CLAYTON...CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...TAOS
129 PM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

.NOW...
RAIN AND VERY HIGH ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS WILL EXPAND IN COVERAGE AS
THE AFTERNOON PROGRESSES OVER FAR NORTH-CENTRAL AND ESPECIALLY
NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO.  THROUGH 300 PM...AREAS FROM VERMEJO PARK TO
RATON PASS TO THE FAR NORTHEAST PLAINS NEAR FOLSOM...DES MOINES AND
CLAYTON WILL BE FAVORED FOR WETTING PRECIPITATION.  WE CANNOT RULE
OUT AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR
BETWEEN SPRINGER AND LAS VEGAS...AND AREAS EAST TO INCLUDE THE
CANADIAN RIVER ESCARPMENT.  GUSTY NORTH AND NORTHEAST WINDS WILL
PREDOMINATE IN WAKE OF A COLD FRONT THAT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE
UNSETTLED WEATHER.

$$

NMZ523-533>537-252100-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
129 PM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

.NOW...
A STRONG COLD FRONT PUSHING ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS OF
NEW MEXICO WILL CONTINUE TO PRESS SOUTH THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE
AFTERNOON.   TWO TO 3 HOURS OF GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY
THE FRONTAL PASSAGE...WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS GENERALLY IN THE 25 TO
30 MPH RANGE WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH. IN
ADDITION...A FEW SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM CAN BE
EXPECTED MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40 THROUGH MID-
AFTERNOON.

$$

KJ




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