Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
717 PM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

NMZ505>509-200300-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...
QUEMADO
717 PM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WEST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE BETWEEN ONE TENTH AND ONE QUARTER OF AN
INCH THROUGH 9 PM...THOUGH ISOLATED LOCATIONS IN CATRON COUNTY MAY
SEE UP TO ONE HALF OF AN INCH OF RAIN WITH THE STRONGER STORMS.
THESE STRONGER STORMS WILL ALSO BRING FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH. AREAS THAT MAY BE RECEIVE
PRECIPITATION THROUGH 9 PM INCLUDE QUEMADO...BEAVERHEAD...DUSTY...
MAGDALENA...THE VERY LARGE ARRAY AND ALAMO.

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NMZ501>504-510>518-200300-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...
ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RED RIVER...SANTA FE...TAOS
717 PM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. SHOWERS WILL FAVOR THE JEMEZ
MOUNTAINS WHERE RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH WILL
BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 9 PM. AN ISOLATED LIGHTNING STRIKE IS ALSO
POSSIBLE. LOCATIONS THAT MAY RECEIVE LIGHT RAIN INCLUDE JEMEZ
SPRINGS AND JEMEZ PUEBLO.

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NMZ526>540-200300-
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...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...
ELK...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PICACHO...PORTALES...RATON...
SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...RUIDOSO...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
717 PM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE NORTH AND NORTHEAST INTO LINCOLN AND CHAVES COUNTIES THIS
EVENING...AND FARTHER NORTH DURING THE NIGHT. LIGHT TO MODERATE
RAIN...AND OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
ACTIVITY. LOCATIONS LIKELY TO SEE RAIN THROUGH 9 PM MDT INCLUDE
RUIDOSO...DUNKEN...LAKE ARTHUR...DEXTER...ROSWELL AND ELKINS.

$$

NMZ519>525-200300-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...GRAN QUIVIRA...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SOCORRO
717 PM MDT SAT APR 19 2014

.NOW...
A FEW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER CENTRAL INTO SOUTH CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO THROUGH 9 PM. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY WILL MOVE INTO THE RIO
GRANDE VALLEY FROM THE SOUTH AND WEST LATER TONIGHT. UP TO FIVE
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 9 PM...
WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE LATER TONIGHT.

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