Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
903 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMZ501>506-290500-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP
903 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 11 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
DRIFTING NORTH ACROSS NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO. A FEW OF THE STRONGER
STORMS WILL PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN...WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH...AND
LIGHTNING STRIKES. A FEW FAVORED LOCATIONS THROUGH 11 PM INCLUDE
THE CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AROUND CRYSTAL AND NARBONA PASS...HIGHWAY 550
BETWEEN COUNSELOR AND BLOOMFIELD...AND BETWEEN NAVAJO DAM AND DULCE.
HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS MAY QUICKLY DEVELOP IN SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS
AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

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NMZ510>518-521-290500-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO 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...CHAMA...ESPANOLA...
LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RED RIVER...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...TAOS
903 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 11 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A THUNDERSTORM WILL
CONTINUE DRIFTING NORTHEAST ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. THE
STRONGER SHOWERS MAY PRODUCE A QUICK ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF RAIN
AND GUSTY WINDS. A STRAY LIGHTNING STRIKE IS ALSO POSSIBLE. A FEW
FAVORED AREAS THROUGH 11 PM INCLUDE HIGHWAY 64 BETWEEN ABIQUIU AND
CEBOLLA...THE SANDIA MOUNTAINS NORTH TO NEAR SANTA FE AND PECOS...
AND NEAR RED RIVER AND VERMEJO PARK.

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NMZ522>540-290500-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...CLAYTON...
CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...
GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...PORTALES...
RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...RUIDOSO...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
903 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 11 PM...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAIN WILL
EXPAND IN COVERAGE ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO. TORRENTIAL
DOWNPOURS WITH RAIN AT RATES BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES PER HOUR...WIND
GUSTS TO 45 MPH...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL ACCOMPANY THE
STRONGER ACTIVITY. THE MAIN FOCUS AREA THROUGH 11 PM WILL STRETCH
ALONG INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN GLORIETA PASS...LAS VEGAS...AND RATON...
INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN MORIARTY...CLINES CORNERS...AND SANTA ROSA...
AS WELL AS MUCH OF THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS FROM ROSWELL TO PORTALES...
CLOVIS...AND FORT SUMNER.

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