Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
609 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

NMZ505>509-280145-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...
QUEMADO
609 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 745 PM MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS THE NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS AND PLATEAU. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE IN THE CHUSKA MOUNTAINS. MOST OF
THE ACTIVITY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTH OR NORTHWEST AT SPEEDS UNDER
15 MPH. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAIN AT RATES
OVER 1 INCH PER HOUR WITH WIND GUSTS TO 5O MPH...SMALL HAIL AND
DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. RAIN AT THIS RATE CAN CAUSE
HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS IN SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER
CROSSINGS. LOCATIONS FAVORED FOR PRECIPITATION WILL INCLUDE THE
VICINITY OF CEDAR HILL...NAVAJO LAKE...CHACO CANYON AND TORREON
NAVAJO MISSION.

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NMZ501>504-280145-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...FARMINGTON
609 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 745 PM MDT...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...HIGHLANDS AND
PLATEAUS...AS WELL AS THE SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS AND SAN FRANCISCO RIVER
VALLEY. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT
SPEEDS FROM 15 TO 30 MPH. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING RAIN AT RATES OVER 1 INCH PER HOUR WITH WIND GUSTS TO 5O
MPH...SMALL HAIL AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. RAIN AT
THIS RATE CAN CAUSE HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS IN SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS
AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. LOCATIONS FAVORED FOR PRECIPITATION
WILL INCLUDE THE VICINITY OF QUEMADO...ACOMA PUEBLO...GRANTS AND
THOREAU.

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NMZ512>515-523-527>534-280145-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-QUAY COUNTY-
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...
CLINES CORNERS...CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
609 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.NOW...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT...

THROUGH 745 PM MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE FROM THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS EASTWARD...WITH MORE
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS FROM THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS EASTWARD.
MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL MOVE SLOWLY IN A VARIETY OF DIRECTIONS...
AND SOME STORMS WILL BE NEARLY STATIONARY. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAIN AT RATES OVER 1.25 INCHES PER HOUR WITH
WIND GUSTS TO 5O MPH...SMALL HAIL AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. RAIN AT THIS RATE CAN CAUSE HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS IN
SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. LOCATIONS
FAVORED FOR PRECIPITATION WILL INCLUDE THE VICINITY OF MORA...
OCATE...CIMARRON...CLAYTON AND ANTON CHICO. INTERSTATE 40 WILL BE
IMPACTED IN SPOTS IN GUADALUPE AND EXTREME WESTERN QUAY COUNTIES.

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NMZ511-518>521-280145-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
LOS ALAMOS...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO
609 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 745 PM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE FROM THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS AND SANTA FE
METRO AREA SOUTHWARD ACROSS THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...MIDDLE RIO
GRANDE VALLEY AND LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY
WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT SPEEDS FROM 15 TO 25 MPH.
STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAIN AT RATES OVER 1
INCH PER HOUR WITH WIND GUSTS TO 5O MPH...SMALL HAIL AND DANGEROUS
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. RAIN AT THIS RATE CAN CAUSE HAZARDOUS
WATER LEVELS IN SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS.
LOCATIONS FAVORED FOR ADDITIONAL PRECIPITATION WILL INCLUDE THE
VICINITY OF LOS LUNAS...TOHAJIILEE...SAN FELIPE PUEBLO AND KEWA
PUEBLO. INTERSTATE 25 WILL BE IMPACTED IN SPOTS FROM LA CIENEGA TO
ALGODONES...AND ALSO NEAR LAS LUNAS.

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