Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1027 PM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

NMZ503-504-510-511-516>518-270700-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...ESPANOLA...
LOS ALAMOS...SANTA FE...TAOS
1027 PM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 1 AM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND DRIFT SLOWLY NORTH ACROSS THE JEMEZ
AND SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...THE ADJACENT NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS AND THE
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
ALSO BE POSSIBLE OVER THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND SANTA FE METRO
AREA. STRONGER CELLS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING OVER A HALF INCH OF
RAIN WITH CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH. THE
ACTIVITY SHOULD GRADUALLY TAPER OFF DURING THE LATE NIGHT HOURS.

$$

NMZ501-502-505>509-270700-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...
GLENWOOD...GRANTS...QUEMADO
1027 PM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 1 AM MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...AS WELL AS THE
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS..HIGHLANDS AND PLATEAU. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY
WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT SPEEDS FROM 15 TO 20 MPH...WHICH
MAY CARRY CELLS OVER THE SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY...CHUSKA
MOUNTAINS AND NORTHWEST PLATEAU AS THE NIGHT PROGRESSES. STRONGER
CELLS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAIN AT RATES OVER A HALF INCH
PER HOUR WITH WIND GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.
THE ACTIVITY SHOULD GRADUALLY DECREASE IN COVERAGE DURING THE LATE
NIGHT HOURS.

$$

NMZ512>515-527>532-270700-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UNION COUNTY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...
RED RIVER...ROY
1027 PM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 1 AM MDT...AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD
LINGER OVER UNION COUNTY AS CELLS DRIFT VERY SLOWLY EAST AND
SOUTHEASTWARD. ELSEWHERE ACROSS NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO...ISOLATED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE. STRONGER
STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAIN AT RATES OVER A HALF INCH
PER HOUR WITH WIND GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.

$$

NMZ519>525-270700-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...GRAN QUIVIRA...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SOCORRO
1027 PM MDT SAT JUL 26 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 1 AM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE MIDDLE AND LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...AS
WELL AS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS. MOST OF
THE ACTIVITY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT SPEEDS FROM 15 TO 20
MPH. STRONGER CELLS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAIN AT RATES OVER A
HALF INCH PER HOUR WITH WIND GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH AND CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. THE ACTIVITY SHOULD DECREASE IN COVERAGE DURING THE LATE
NIGHT HOURS.

$$

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