Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
159 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

NMZ501>511-517>522-524-272200-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...
GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...
QUEMADO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO
159 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 4 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
FORM OVER WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL
BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BETWEEN ONE QUARTER AND ONE HALF INCH OF
RAINFALL...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN
INCH POSSIBLE. WIND GUSTS WILL BE UP TO 50 MPH...HAIL ONE HALF INCH
IN DIAMETER AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. LOCATIONS
POTENTIALLY IMPACTED THROUGH 4 PM INCLUDE ESPANOLA...SANTA CLARA
PUEBLO...SAN ILDEFONSO...LOS ALAMOS...NORTHERN MEADOWS...RIO
RANCHO...NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO INCLUDING DOUBLE EAGLE AIRPORT AND
LABORCITA.

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NMZ526-535>540-272200-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...PICACHO...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO
159 PM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 4 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
FORM OVER THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...WITH LINGERING SHOWERS OVER
CHAVES COUNTY AND THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS. THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL
BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BETWEEN ONE HALF AND ONE INCH OF RAINFALL...
WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO TWO INCHES NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION.
WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH...PEA SIZE HAIL AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE STRONGER STORMS. LOCATIONS IMPACTED
BY THE HEAVIEST RAIN THROUGH 4 PM INCLUDE HONDO...ARABELA...PICACHO
AND ELK.

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