Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
543 PM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

NMZ523-526>540-220130-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...CLINES CORNERS...
CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PICACHO...
PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...RUIDOSO...SANTA ROSA...
TUCUMCARI
543 PM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 730 PM...AREAS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO LIFT NORTHWARD ACROSS PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO. BRIEF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN MAY IMPACT AREAS FROM SAN JON
AND TUCUMCARI...TO BROADVIEW AND RANCHVALE. RAINFALL RATES MAY REACH
ONE HALF INCH IN 30 MINUTES IN THESE STRONGER STORMS. MOTORISTS
ALONG INTERSTATE 40 IN QUAY COUNTY SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR HIGHLY
VARIABLE VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS IN THE PASSING SHOWERS AND STORMS.
ELSEWHERE...MAINLY LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWER ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED....
INCLUDING NEAR LAS VEGAS...MILAGRO...ARABELA...ELKINS AND MILNESAND.

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NMZ501>522-524-525-220130-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...
ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...QUEMADO...
RED RIVER...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO...
TAOS
543 PM MDT TUE OCT 21 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT MUCH OF CENTRAL
AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EVENING. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS. AREAS THAT
MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE EL VADO...CHAMA...GRANTS...MOUNT TAYLOR...
AND ALAMO.

$$

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