Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
445 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

NMZ510>517-527>531-220040-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
HARDING COUNTY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
CLAYTON...ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...TAOS
445 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS...SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE FROM THE CENTRAL HIGH TERRAIN TO THE
ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AND NORTHEAST PLAINS. STORMS WILL MOVE SLOWLY TO
THE NORTHEAST. THROUGH 630 PM MDT...SOME AREAS IMPACTED INCLUDE
CHAMA...TRES PIEDRAS...TAOS AND CIMARRON...THE INTERSTATE
25 CORRIDOR NORTH OF LAS VEGAS.  THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS WILL
FAVOR THE NORTHEAST PLAINS FROM ROY THOUGH GLADSTONE AND GRENVILLE
TO CLAYTON.  THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE LOCAL HEAVY DOWNPOURS WITH
RAPID RUNOFF...LIGHTNING AND PERHAPS SOME SMALL HAIL. GUSTY OUTFLOWS
WILL REACH SPEEDS UP TO 50 MPH BOTH NEAR AND AT A DISTANCE FROM THE
THUNDERSTORMS...AND COULD SUPPORT THE RAPID DEVELOPMENT OF NEW
STORMS.

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NMZ505-506-508-509-520>526-539-540-220040-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...EL MORRO...
ELK...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...
PICACHO...QUEMADO...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SOCORRO
445 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO
THE EVENING HOURS ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO. MOVEMENT IS TO THE NORTH AROUND 5 MPH. THUNDERSTORMS ARE
MOST LIKELY FROM EASTERN SOCORRO TO LINCOLN AND TORRANCE COUNTIES
INCLUDING ESTANCIA AND CLINES CORNERS AND SOME WILL PRODUCE HEAVY
DOWNPOURS WITH UP TO HALF TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH IN 30
MINUTES...AS WELL AS LIGHTNING...SOME SMALL HAIL AND GUSTY OUTFLOWS.
RAIN SHOWERS WILL DOMINATE IN THE SOUTHWEST AREAS INCLUDING LOCATIONS
IN AND NEAR LUNA...QUEMADO......BEAVERHEAD AND MAGDALENA.

$$

NMZ535>538-220040-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...FORT SUMNER...PORTALES...ROSWELL
445 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

.NOW...
SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE
SOUTHEAST PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING...MOVING SLOWLY
FROM SOUTH TO NORTH. MODERATE TO HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL ACCOMPANY SOME
OF THESE STORMS...PRODUCING AREAS OF RUNOFF OR STANDING WATER.
ADDITIONAL THREATS INCLUDE LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOWS. THROUGH 630
PM MDT...THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOST LIKELY IN NORTHEAST CHAVES
COUNTY AND SOUTHWEST AND WEST ROOSEVELT COUNTY INCLUDING HIGHWAY 70
FROM KENNA TO ELIDA. LOCATIONS IN AND NEAR PEP...MILNESAND AND
LINGO IN ROOSEVELT COUNTY WILL MAINLY SEE LIGHT SHOWERS.

$$

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