Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
624 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

NMZ505>509-511-518>526-533-537>540-171400-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
DE BACA COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...EL MORRO...ELK...FORT SUMNER...GALLUP...
GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...
PICACHO...QUEMADO...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SANTA ROSA...SOCORRO
624 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

.NOW...
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY TRACK NORTH NORTHEASTWARD
FROM THE SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS TO PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO THIS MORNING. AREAS NEAR AND NORTH OF THE I-40 CORRIDOR
COULD SEE A TENTH OF AN INCH TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH OF RAIN
PER HOUR WHILE AREAS SOUTH OF THE I-40 CORRIDOR COULD SEE ONE QUARTER
TO POSSIBLY AN INCH PER HOUR...WITH POTENTIAL FLASH FLOODING FAVORING
THE SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS. FLOWING WATER SHOULD
DEVELOP IN NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS AND ACROSS LOW WATER CROSSINGS.
MOTORISTS ON I-25 THROUGH SOCORRO AND VALENCIA COUNTIES SHOULD EXPECT
PONDING OF WATER ON THE HIGHWAY ALONG WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY AT
TIMES DUE TO RAIN AND FOG. A FEW EMBEDDED LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL ALSO
BE POSSIBLE.

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