Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
802 PM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

NMZ510-511-516>518-270400-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAMA...ESPANOLA...LOS ALAMOS...SANTA FE...
TAOS
802 PM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 PM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO DEVELOP AND MOVE DRIFT EAST OVER THE JEMEZ AND TUSAS MOUNTAINS AND
THE UPPER RIO GRANDE AND LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEYS. EXPECT MODERATE
RAINFALL WITH AMOUNTS RANGING FROM ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH.
OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL AND GUST WINDS ARE
POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. STORMS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH AFTER
SUNSET. LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE CHAMA...EL RITO...EL
VADO...GHOST RANCH...REGINA...PILAR AND THE LAS CONCHAS BURN AREA.

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NMZ501>509-270400-
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
802 PM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 PM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH OVER THE WESTERN MOUNTAINS AND ADJACENT
HIGHLANDS AND VALLEYS. EXPECT MODERATE RAINFALL WITH AMOUNTS RANGING
FROM ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL AND GUST WINDS ARE LIKELY WITH THE STRONGER
STORMS. STORMS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH AFTER SUNSET. LOCATIONS THAT MAY
BE IMPACTED INCLUDE CUBA...CHACO CANYON...GRANTS...EL MORRO...
ALAMO...QUEMADO...RESERVE...LUNA AND RED HILL.

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NMZ512>515-527>534-270400-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UNION COUNTY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...
RED RIVER...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
802 PM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 PM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO DEVELOP AND MOVE EAST TO SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH BETWEEN THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...NORTHEAST PLAINS AND EAST CENTRAL
PLAINS. EXPECT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WITH AMOUNTS RANGING FROM
ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH...ALTHOUGH TOTALS NEAR ONE INCH ARE
POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO NEAR 50 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH
THE STRONGER STORMS AS WELL. STORMS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH BETWEEN 9
AND 10 PM. LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE COWLES...RATON...
CAPULIN...FOLSOM...DES MOINES...MOUNT DORA...SENECA AND CLAYTON.

$$

NMZ519>525-270400-
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
802 PM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 PM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE WEST FROM THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND MOUNTAINS INTO THE LOWER
AND MIDDLE RIO GRANDE VALLEY. THE MOST ACTIVE AREA WILL BE
BETWEEN CORONA...MOUNTAINAIR AND SOCORRO. EXPECT MODERATE TO HEAVY
RAINFALL WITH AMOUNTS RANGING FROM ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF INCH...
ALTHOUGH TOTALS NEAR ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS.
OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...SMALL HAIL AND GUST WINDS ARE
LIKELY WITH THE STRONGER STORMS AS WELL. STORMS WILL GRADUALLY
DIMINISH BETWEEN 9 AND 10 PM. LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE
BINGHAM...CLAUNCH...MOUNTAINAIR...SOCORRO AND THE BOSQUE DEL APACHE
REFUGE.

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