Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1242 PM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

NMZ501>504-510-511-516-517-282000-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...ESPANOLA...
FARMINGTON...LOS ALAMOS...TAOS
1242 PM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 200 PM...A BAND OF SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
STRETCHING FROM NEAR CUMBRES PASS AND CHAMA SOUTH TO LINDRITH TO
NEAR OJO ENCINO WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE TOWARD THE EAST NORTHEAST 20
TO 25 MPH.  THE STRONGEST STORMS CAPABLE OF BRIEF HEAVY RAIN...
DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH WILL
IMPACT AREAS FROM EL VADO TO TIERRA AMARILLA TO BRAZOS LODGE TO
CHAMA...AS WELL AS BETWEEN COUNSELORS AND LINDRITH TO INCLUDE THE
JICARILLA APACHE REST AREA AT THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 550 AND
STATE ROAD 537. EXPECT ADDITIONAL SHOWER AND STORM DEVELOPMENT AS
THE EARLY AFTERNOON PROGRESSES...FAVORING THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF
NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO.

$$

NMZ505>509-282000-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...
QUEMADO
1242 PM MDT SUN SEP 28 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 200 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WERE BEGINNING
TO DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF FAR WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
NEW MEXICO MAINLY FROM THE ZUNI MOUNTAINS INTO THE UPPER GILA
REGION. SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WAS INCREASING MORE
NOTABLY OVER FAR EASTERN ARIZONA AND THIS ACTIVITY WAS MOVING TOWARD
THE NORTHEAST AT 25 TO 30 MPH.

$$
KJ



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