Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
632 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

NMZ505>509-230200-
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
632 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH SOME EMBEDDED HEAVIER STORMS WILL AFFECT THE
WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. THE
MAIN FOCUS AREA FOR THE HEAVIER ACTIVITY WILL BE FOUND ALONG AND
EAST OF A LINE FROM MARQUEZ TO ACOMA PUEBLO TO ALAMO. THE STRONGER
STORMS WILL CONTAIN FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...RAINFALL
UP TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH AND OUTFLOW WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
THE ACTIVITY ELSEWHERE WILL PROVIDE LIGHTER RAIN AMOUNTS AND OUTFLOW
WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH.

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NMZ503-504-510>518-230200-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...
ESPANOLA...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RED RIVER...
SANTA FE...TAOS
632 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT THE NORTH
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY. THROUGH 8 PM...THE
MAIN FOCUS AREA WILL BE FOUND ACROSS THE SOUTHERN JEMEZ MOUNTAINS
AND AREAS NEAR AND SOUTH OF SANTA FE. CELL MOVEMENT WILL BE ERRATIC
AT TIMES BUT A GENERAL DRIFT TOWARDS THE SOUTHWEST IS EXPECTED. THE
STRONGER STORMS WILL CONTAIN FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...
HAIL UP TO HALF INCH DIAMETERS AND WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH. DUE TO THE
SLOW MOVING NATURE TO THE STORMS...RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE
BETWEEN 0.5 TO 1 INCH.

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NMZ519>526-230200-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...GRAN QUIVIRA...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...
RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SOCORRO
632 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE LOWER/MIDDLE RIO
GRANDE VALLEY AS WELL AS CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND ESTANCIA BASIN
THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. THE MAIN FOCUS AREA THROUGH 8 PM WILL BE
FOUND ACROSS SOUTHERN SANDOVAL AND NORTHERN/WESTERN LINCOLN
COUNTIES. SOME OF THE STRONGER STORMS WILL CONTAIN FREQUENT CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING...HALF INCH DIAMETER HAIL...WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH
AND RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 1.25 INCHES. STORM MOVEMENT WILL BE
TOWARDS THE SOUTH/SOUTHWEST AT 5 MPH.

$$

NMZ528-529-531>540-230200-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...
LAS VEGAS...PICACHO...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...
SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
632 PM MDT TUE JUL 22 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT THE EASTERN PLAINS
AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. CELLS WILL BE
PRETTY SPREAD APART BUT SOME OF THEM WILL BE STRONG WITH OUTFLOW
GUSTS BETWEEN 40 TO 50 MPH...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND
HAIL UP TO HALF INCH DIAMETER. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL ALSO BE HEAVY
DURING A SHORT PERIOD WITH AMOUNTS UP TO 1.25 INCHES. COMMUNITIES
SUCH AS TRUJILLO...LAS VEGAS...ROSWELL AND BROADVIEW WILL BE IMPACTED
BY EITHER WIND OR RAIN.

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