Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
213 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

NMZ530>538-192200-
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
213 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.NOW...
SPOTTY RAIN SHOWERS AS WELL AS ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXIST
OVER PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON. BEFORE 4 PM MOST
OF THE SHOWERS WILL BE SCATTERED FROM SANTA ROSA TO TUCUMCARI...
QUAY...GLENRIO...RANCHVALE...AND ROGERS. MOVEMENT WILL BE GENERALLY
IN A NORTH OR NORTHWESTERLY DIRECTION. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL
RANGE FROM AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH IN LIGHT SHOWERS TO ISOLATED
AMOUNTS OF ONE HALF INCH TO AN INCH IN HEAVY SHOWERS AND ANY STORMS.
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT TO ENCOUNTER PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS.
RUNOFF COULD CAUSE INCREASED FLOWS IN LOW LYING AREAS...ARROYOS...
OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND OTHER DRAINAGES.

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NMZ501>509-192200-
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
213 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.NOW...
SPOTTY LIGHT SHOWERS ALONG WITH ISOLATED BUT SHORT LIVED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL EXIST OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF WESTERN NEW
MEXICO FOR THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON. MOVEMENT OF THIS ACTIVITY WILL
BE GENERALLY BE IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION.  RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL
RANGE FROM AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH IN LIGHT SHOWERS TO ISOLATED
AMOUNTS OF ONE HALF INCH TO AN INCH IN HEAVY SHOWERS AND STORMS.
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT TO ENCOUNTER PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS
WITH ANY OF THE HEAVIER ACTIVITY. ANY RUNOFF COULD CAUSE INCREASED
FLOWS IN LOW LYING AREAS...ARROYOS...OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND
OTHER DRAINAGES. BEFORE 4 PM SOME LOCATIONS WHICH MAY SEE THESE
SHOWERS OR STORMS INCLUDE NAVAJO...TOHATCHI...AND OLD HORSE SPRINGS.

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NMZ512>515-521>529-539-540-192200-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...
CLINES CORNERS...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS
213 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.NOW...
SPOTTY LIGHT SHOWERS...AS WELL AS AN ISOLATED SHORT LIVED
THUNDERSTORM OR TWO...WILL BE FOUND ALONG AND JUST EAST OF THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE AFTERNOON. BEFORE 4
PM SOME LOCATIONS WHICH WILL SEE SHOWERS INCLUDE THE LITTLE BEAR
AND WHITE BURN SCARS...AS WELL AS THE TRES LAGUNAS BURN SCAR...WHITE
OAKS...DUNKEN...CARRIZOZO...CLAUNCH...BINGHAM...CEDARVALE...COWLES...
ROCIADA...MINERAL HILL...GASCON AND OCATE.  MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT
TO ENCOUNTER PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS WITH ANY OF THE HEAVIER
ACTIVITY. ANY RUNOFF COULD CAUSE INCREASED FLOWS IN LOW LYING
AREAS...ARROYOS...OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND OTHER DRAINAGES.

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