Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1228 PM MDT FRI SEP 12 2014

NMZ534>540-122030-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...PICACHO...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...TUCUMCARI
1228 PM MDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 230 PM MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND AREAS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE
RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS AS A COLD FRONT MOVES
SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY AVERAGE
ONE QUARTER INCH...ALTHOUGH SPOTTY HIGHER AMOUNTS TO BETWEEN ONE HALF
AN ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN CHAVES COUNTY. TEMPERATURES
WILL DIP INTO THE 50S AND UPPER 40S BEHIND THE FRONT WITH WIND GUSTS
TO BETWEEN 35 AND 40 MPH.

$$

NMZ508-509-520-524>526-122030-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...
QUEMADO...RUIDOSO...SOCORRO
1228 PM MDT FRI SEP 12 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 230 PM MDT...AS A BACKDOOR COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE
AREA...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP OVER PORTIONS
OF CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING SOCORRO COUNTY AND THE SOUTHWEST
MOUNTAINS. LOCAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE QUARTER AND ONE HALF
INCH ARE POSSIBLE. EAST WINDS BETWEEN 20 AND 30 MPH MAY ALSO
ACCOMPANY THE SHOWERS AND STORMS. TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY FALL
OR REMAIN STEADY THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

$$

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