Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
645 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

NMZ510-512>517-527>531-220200-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
HARDING COUNTY-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
CLAYTON...ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...TAOS
645 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
GENERALLY FROM THE CENTRAL HIGH TERRAIN TO THE NORTHEAST PLAINS.
STORMS WILL MOVE SLOWLY TO THE NORTHEAST. THROUGH 800 PM MDT...SOME
AREAS IMPACTED INCLUDE TAOS AND CIMARRON AND THE INTERSTATE 25
CORRIDOR NORTH OF WATROUS.  THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS WILL FAVOR
THE EXTREME NORTHEAST PLAINS FROM MOSQUERO TO BUEYEROS TO AMISTAD TO
SEDAN. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE LOCAL HEAVY DOWNPOURS WITH
RAPID RUNOFF...LIGHTNING AND PERHAPS SOME SMALL HAIL. GUSTY OUTFLOWS
WILL REACH SPEEDS UP TO 50 MPH BOTH NEAR AND AT A DISTANCE FROM THE
THUNDERSTORMS...AND COULD SUPPORT THE RAPID DEVELOPMENT OF NEW
STORMS.

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NMZ505-506-508-509-520>526-539-540-220200-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...EL MORRO...
ELK...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...
PICACHO...QUEMADO...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SOCORRO
645 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING HOURS
ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. MOVEMENT IS
GENERALLY TO THE NORTH AROUND 5 MPH. THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOST LIKELY IN
CENTRAL SOCORRO COUNTY SOUTH OF BERNARDO. LIGHT SHOWERS WILL BE MORE
COMMON ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST...INCLUDING LOCATIONS IN AND NEAR
FENCE LAKE...LUNA...QUEMADO AND DUSTY.

$$

NMZ535>538-220200-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...FORT SUMNER...PORTALES...ROSWELL
645 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

.NOW...
A FEW SPOTTY SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS THIS
EVENING...MAINLY ACROSS SOUTHERN CHANGES AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES.
A FEW THUNDERSTORMS COULD ALSO MOVE IN FROM THE SOUTH. SHOWERS
WILL PRODUCE UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION
WHILE ANY THUNDERSTORM WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCAL
DOWNPOURS...LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOWS.

$$

NMZ532>534-220200-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CONCHAS...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
645 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

.NOW...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP RAPIDLY ALONG OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES MOVING
ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS THIS EVENING. THROUGH 800 PM MDT...
BOUNDARIES CONVERGING IN QUAY COUNTY COULD LEAD TO THE DEVELOPMENT
OF NEW STORMS.  IN EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...THUNDERSTORMS FROM
CONCHAS TO BELL RANCH WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND
FREQUENT LIGHTNING.  IN GUADALUPE COUNTY...THUNDERSTORMS WITH
HEAVY RAIN WILL IMPACT THE SANTA ROSA AREA.  LOOK FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TO CONTINUE INTO THE EVENING HOURS.

$$

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