Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
602 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

NMZ515-523-527>539-210200-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...
PICACHO...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...
TUCUMCARI
602 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

.NOW...
WIDELY SEPARATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT THE EASTERN
PLAINS AND EAST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTOS THROUGH THE EARLY
EVENING. SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS WILL IMPACT UNION...
GUADALUPE...CHAVES AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES THROUGH 8 PM. THE
STRONGER STORMS WILL CONTAIN FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...
PEA SIZED HAIL...WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH AND BRIEF HEAVY RAIN. RAIN
AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY RANGE BETWEEN A TENTH TO TWO TENTHS BUT
COULD REACH THREE TENTHS. THE SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL MOVE TOWARDS
THE SOUTH/SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

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NMZ504-507-508-510>514-516>522-524>526-210200-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-ESTANCIA VALLEY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CUBA...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...QUEMADO...
RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...
SOCORRO...TAOS
602 PM MDT SUN APR 20 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH
ACROSS THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AS WELL AS RIO GRANDE
VALLEY THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. SOME OF THE SPOT SHOWERS WILL
PRODUCE A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH BUT THE MAIN THREAT WILL BE
BRIEF GUSTS TO 40 MPH...OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND
ICE OR SNOW PELLETS ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS. MOVEMENT WILL
REMAIN TOWARDS THE SOUTH/SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

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