Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
507 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

NMZ501-502-505-506-508-509-240030-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...
GLENWOOD...QUEMADO
507 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 630 PM...SCATTERED TO ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...SAN
FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY...WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU AND NORTHWEST PLATEAU.
MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE WEST OR WEST-NORTHWEST
AT 10 TO 15 MPH...WHICH MAY CARRY CELLS OVER THE CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AS
EVENING APPROACHES. THE SLOW MOVEMENT WILL CAUSE LOCALIZED AND BRIEF
BUT HEAVY DOWNPOURS. ADDITIONALLY...STRONGER STORMS WILL PRODUCE WIND
GUSTS BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH...AND PERHAPS PEA SIZED HAIL. LOCALES
THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE THE VICINITY OF THE NATIONAL RADIO
ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY...OLD HORSE SPRINGS...MCGAFFEY...GALLUP AND
EASTERN PARTS OF THE WHITEWATER BALDY BURN SCAR. HAZARDOUS RUNOFF
WILL BE POSSIBLE IN SOME SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS AND ACROSS
LOW WATER CROSSINGS...AND ESPECIALLY BELOW THE EAST SLOPES OF THE
WHITEWATER BALDY BURN SCAR.

$$

NMZ512>518-527-528-530-240030-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
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...CLAYTON...
ESPANOLA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...
SANTA FE...TAOS
507 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 630 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...
AND POSSIBLY THE NORTHEAST PLAINS. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL MOVE
SLOWLY TOWARD THE EAST AT SPEEDS UP TO 10 MPH...WHICH WILL SHIFT
CELLS OVER THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLY
AND PERHAPS THE SANTA FE AREA AS EVENING APPROACHES. STRONGER
STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING OVER 1 INCH OF RAIN IN LESS THAN
AN HOUR WITH SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH. AREAS LIKELY TO
RECEIVE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL INCLUDE THE VICINITY OF PILAR...LA
MADERA AND EMBUDO. HAZARDOUS RUNOFF IS EXPECTED IN SOME SMALL
STREAMS...ARROYOS AND ACROSS LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

$$

NMZ503-504-507-510-511-519-240030-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS
507 PM MDT WED JUL 23 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 630 PM...A CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE SOUTHERN AND
EASTERN SLOPES OF THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT TOWARD
THE WEST NORTHWEST AT SPEEDS AROUND 10 MPH. OTHERWISE...ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE FROM THE
NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS SOUTHEASTWARD TO THE MIDDLE
RIO GRANDE VALLEY. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING OVER
1 INCH OF RAIN IN LESS THAN AN HOUR WITH SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP
TO 45 MPH. LOCATIONS LIKELY TO RECEIVE ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL
INCLUDE THE VICINITY OF OJO ENCINO...TORREON NAVAJO MISSION AND
MUCH OF HIGHWAY 550 FROM CUBA TO SAN YSIDRO. HAZARDOUS RUNOFF IS
EXPECTED IN SOME SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS AND ACROSS LOW WATER
CROSSINGS.

$$

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