Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
130 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

NMZ507-508-511>526-529-533-539-540-270900-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...ELK...ESPANOLA...
GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...
PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...QUEMADO...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SANTA ROSA...
SOCORRO...TAOS
130 AM MDT WED AUG 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 300 AM...A LARGE AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND
THE NEARBY HIGHER TERRAIN. THE HEAVIEST AND MOST PERSISTENT ACTIVITY
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BETWEEN ONE QUARTER AND ONE HALF INCH
OF RAINFALL...WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH...AND SEVERAL CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING STRIKES. AREAS THAT RECEIVED HEAVY RAINFALL EARLIER TODAY
WILL BE PRONE TO SEE FAST AND HIGH FLOWS IN AREA ARROYOS AND SMALL
STREAMS. A FEW FAVORED LOCATIONS FOR HEAVY RAINFALL INCLUDE EASTERN
SOCORRO COUNTY ALONG HIGHWAY 380...INTERSTATE 40 FROM TIJERAS CANYON
EAST TO CLINES CORNERS...AND THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS EAST OF
SANTA FE.

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GUYER




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