Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
135 PM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

NMZ501>507-510>517-527-528-232200-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...GRANTS...
LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...
TAOS
135 PM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.NOW...
A FEW SHOWERS ARE BEGINNING TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE WESTERN HIGH
TERRAIN...AND WILL CONTINUE TO DO SO THIS AFTERNOON WHILE PRODUCING
A LIGHTNING STRIKE OR TWO. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
ALSO CONTINUE DEVELOPING OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS OVER THE NEXT
FEW HOURS...THOUGH MAINLY IMPACTING THE MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. BEYOND
LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS NEAR THE STORM CENTER WILL BE POSSIBLE...
OTHERWISE EXPECT PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS TO BE LESS THAN A TENTH OF
AN INCH. THROUGH 4 PM...AREAS THAT WILL BE IMPACTED INCLUDE THE PEAKS
OF THE HIGHER TERRAIN INCLUDING MOUNT TAYLOR AS WELL AS A FEW
MOUNTAIN TOWNS LIKE ANGEL FIRE...UTE PARK...TRES PIEDRAS...AND
RATON PASS.

$$

NMZ530-531-534>536-232200-
CURRY COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...PORTALES...ROY...
TUCUMCARI
135 PM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.NOW...
THUNDERSTORMS ARE DEVELOPING ALONG AND EAST OF THE NEW MEXICO STATE
LINE WITH TEXAS...AND WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD THIS AFTERNOON. STORMS
WILL GENERALLY STAY IN TEXAS THIS AFTERNOON...BUT AREAS ALONG THE
BORDER COULD STILL EXPERIENCE GUSTY WINDS FROM THUNDERSTORM
OUTFLOWS. OVER THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS...A FEW SHOWER AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BUILD ON THE NEW MEXICO SIDE OF THE BORDER AS
WELL AS IN NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO...PRODUCING LIGHT TO MODERATE
RAIN...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...GUSTY WINDS...AND EVEN SOME SMALL
HAIL. LOCATIONS IN FAR EASTERN CURRY AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES WILL BE
MOST LIKELY IMPACTED BY 4 PM...WITH LOCATIONS IN FAR EASTERN QUAY
COUNTY AND NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO NOT FAR BEHIND.

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