Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
310 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

NMZ512>515-518-520>529-532-533-539-540-271030-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...
CLINES CORNERS...CONCHAS...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA FE...SANTA ROSA...SOCORRO
310 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 5 AM...A LARGE AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WITH A COUPLE
THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE EAST NORTHEAST ACROSS CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. THE
MOST PERSISTENT ACTIVITY WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BETWEEN ONE
QUARTER AND ONE HALF INCH OF RAINFALL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH...AND
A COUPLE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP
TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE. AREAS THAT RECEIVED HEAVY
RAIN EARLIER TODAY WILL BE PRONE TO SEE FAST AND HIGH FLOWS IN AREA
ARROYOS AND SMALL STREAMS. A FEW FAVORED LOCATIONS THROUGH 430 AM
INCLUDE EASTERN SOCORRO COUNTY ALONG HIGHWAY 380...MUCH OF TORRANCE
COUNTY FROM MOUNTAINAIR TO CLINES CORNERS...AND THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS EAST OF SANTA FE TO LAS VEGAS.

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GUYER



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