Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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

NMZ530>538-192335-
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
355 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.NOW...
SPOTTY RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST OVER
PORTIONS OF THE EASTERN PLAINS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF AFTERNOON.
THROUGH 530 PM MDT...MOST OF THE SHOWERS WILL BE SCATTERED FROM
VAUGHN TO NEWKIRK TO TUCUMCARI AND GLENRIO...THEN SOUTH TO
BROADVIEW AND RANCHVALE. THUNDERSTORMS WILL FAVOR THE AREA FROM SAN
JON TO GLENRIO AND ACROSS EASTERN CHAVES COUNTY. 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>509-192335-
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
355 PM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.NOW...
SPOTTY LIGHT SHOWERS ALONG WITH ISOLATED BUT SHORT LIVED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF WESTERN NEW
MEXICO FOR THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON. MOVEMENT OF THIS ACTIVITY WILL
BE GENERALLY 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. THROUGH 530 PM MDT...THIS ACTIVITY WILL FAVOR AREAS
IN OR NEAR SANOSTEE AND GALLUP...FENCE LAKE...LUNA AND GLENWOOD.

$$

NMZ512>515-521>529-539-540-192335-
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
355 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. THROUGH
530 PM MDT...SOME LOCATIONS WHICH WILL SEE SHOWERS OR A THUNDERSTORM
INCLUDE THE LITTLE BEAR AND WHITE BURN SCARS...CARRIZOZO...OSCURO
CLAUNCH AND RUIDOSO...AS WELL AS THE TRES LAGUNAS BURN SCAR...
GLORIETA...CHACON...GASCON AND RED RIVER. 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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