Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
527 PM MDT MON AUG 18 2014

NMZ510>518-527>529-190100-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-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...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...SANTA FE...TAOS
527 PM MDT MON AUG 18 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF
NORTH CENTRAL TO NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING.
STORMS INITIATING OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN SURROUNDING THE SANGRE DE
CRISTO...JEMEZ...AND TUSAS MOUNTAINS WILL GENERALLY DRIFT TO THE
SOUTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH...ALTHOUGH A FEW STORMS IN SANDOVAL AND RIO
ARRIBA COUNTIES WILL MOVE MUCH SLOWER. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL
INITIALLY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE TRES PIEDRAS...CANON PLAZA...CERRO...
RED RIVER...ELIZABETHTOWN...GASCON...ROCIADA...AND COWLES. EXPECT
DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING AND RAINFALL GENERALLY RANGING
FROM THREE TO EIGHT TENTHS OF AN INCH IN STORMS. SOME LOCALLY
HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST STORMS ALONG WITH
SOME SMALL HAIL AND ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

$$

NMZ501>509-190100-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...QUEMADO
527 PM MDT MON AUG 18 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF
WESTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. STORMS WILL INITIALLY
IMPACT NAGEEZI...COUNSELOR...OJO ENCINO...LINDRITH...REGINA...
MANUELITO...ZUNI...FENCE LAKE...AND PIETOWN WITH STORMS DRIFTING TO
THE WEST NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH OR LESS. EXPECT DANGEROUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING AND RAINFALL GENERALLY RANGING FROM THREE TO EIGHT
TENTHS OF AN INCH IN STORMS. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG WITH SMALL HAIL...AND ERRATIC WIND
GUSTS TO 45 MPH. SOME ABRUPT RUNOFF AND FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE IN
NORMALLY DRY ARROYOS AND OTHER CREEKS AND WASHES.

$$

NMZ530-531-534-190100-
HARDING COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...ROY...TUCUMCARI
527 PM MDT MON AUG 18 2014

.NOW...
A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY DEVELOP OVER
PORTIONS OF FAR NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING.
STORMS WILL DRIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH...INITIALLY
IMPACTING RURAL AREAS SURROUNDING CHICOSA LAKE STATE PARK...
BUEYEROS...AND ROSEBUD. EXPECT DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
AND RAINFALL RANGING FROM THREE TO EIGHT TENTHS OF AN INCH IN HEAVIER
STORMS...ALONG WITH SOME SMALL HAIL AND ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

$$

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