Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
554 PM MDT SUN SEP 14 2014

NMZ530-531-534>538-150200-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...ROY...TUCUMCARI
554 PM MDT SUN SEP 14 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 8 PM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE NORTH NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH
BETWEEN THE SOUTHEASTERN AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS OF NEW MEXICO.
EXPECT LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WITH AMOUNTS RANGING FROM A FEW
HUNDREDTHS TO FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE. LOCATIONS THAT MAY RECEIVE RAIN INCLUDE BITTER LAKE
WILDLIFE REFUGE...CAPROCK...MILNESAND...LINGO...CAUSEY...YESO...
SUMNER LAKE...HOUSE...RAGLAND...WHEATLAND...AND BROADVIEW. SOME
ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS AND A FEW CLAPS OF THUNDER WILL ALSO
ACCOMPANY THE RAINFALL. IN ADDITION...A FEW STORMS WILL ROLL EAST
OFF OF THE RATON RIDGE...IMPACTING CAPULIN...FOLSOM...AND WESTERN
PARTS OF RURAL UNION COUNTY.

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NMZ510>518-521>529-532-533-539-540-150200-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...
CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...CONCHAS...ELK...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...
LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
PICACHO...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SANTA ROSA...TAOS
554 PM MDT SUN SEP 14 2014

.NOW...

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. STORMS WILL INITIALLY
FAVOR LOCALES SURROUNDING ESTANCIA...ENCINO...DURAN...EL PORVENIR...
LAS VEGAS...RATON...REGINA...LINDRITH...AND RURAL AREAS WEST OF
MADRID. EXPECT MODERATE TO HEAVY DOWNPOURS...ERRATIC AND GUSTY
WINDS...SMALL HAIL...AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WITH ANY
STORMS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY RANGE BETWEEN FOUR AND EIGHT
TENTHS OF AN INCH WITH THE STRONGER STORMS WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. SUDDEN AND ABRUPT FLOWS THROUGH NORMALLY DRY
ARROYOS...CREEK BEDS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

$$

NMZ502-505>508-150200-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GRANTS...QUEMADO
554 PM MDT SUN SEP 14 2014

.NOW...

ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER
PORTIONS OF WESTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. STORMS WILL
INITIALLY FAVOR THE HIGH TERRAIN SURROUNDING THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE...GILA WILDERNESS...AND THE MAGDALENA AND ZUNI MOUNTAINS.
EXPECT MODERATE TO HEAVY DOWNPOURS...ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS...SMALL
HAIL...AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WITH ANY STORMS.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY RANGE BETWEEN THREE AND SIX TENTHS OF
AN INCH UNDER THE STRONGER STORMS...ALTHOUGH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. IMPACTED AREAS WILL INCLUDE CHI CHIL TAH...
ZUNI...UPPER NUTRIA...QUEMADO...PIETOWN...ARAGON...AND HORSE SPRINGS.
FAST FLOWING WATER IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THROUGH NORMALLY DRY
ARROYOS...CREEK BEDS...AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

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