Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
520 PM MDT SAT SEP 27 2014

NMZ502-505>508-280130-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GRANTS...QUEMADO
520 PM MDT SAT SEP 27 2014

.NOW...
A FEW SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
WESTERN NEW MEXICO INTO THE EVENING HOURS...MOVING NORTH AT 10 TO 15
MPH. WHILE WHAT ACTIVITY REMAINS HAS WEAKENED SOME SINCE MID
AFTERNOON...EXPECT MODERATE TO BRIEFLY HEAVY RAINFALL WITH ANY
STRONGER SHOWERS AND STORMS THAT MAY DEVELOP THROUGH 730 PM MDT. MOST
THUNDERSTORM RAIN AMOUNTS DURING THIS PERIOD SHOULD RANGE FROM JUST
UNDER A TENTH OF AN INCH TO NEARLY HALF AN INCH WITH LESSER AMOUNTS
IN SHOWERS. THE STRONGEST STORMS MAY PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS BETWEEN 30
AND 45 MPH AND SOME LIGHTNING STRIKES. GALLUP AND NARBONA PASS MAY
SEE A SHOWER OR STORM THROUGH 730 PM.

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NMZ501-503-504-510>517-280130-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
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...CUBA...DULCE...
ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RED RIVER...TAOS
520 PM MDT SAT SEP 27 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
NORTHERN NEW MEXICO INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS...MOST NORTH OF
A LINE FROM CHACON TO CHACO CANYON. THEY SHOULD MOVE NORTH AT 10
TO 15 MPH. EXPECT MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY THUNDERSTORM RAINFALL
THROUGH 730 PM MDT WITH RAIN AMOUNTS RANGING MOSTLY FROM TWO TENTHS
OF AN INCH TO TWO THIRDS OF AN INCH...LESSER AMOUNTS IN SHOWERS.
STRONGER STORMS MAY ALSO PRODUCE GUSTY WINDS BETWEEN 30 AND 45 MPH...
LIGHTNING STRIKES AND A FEW INSTANCES OF SMALL HAIL. THROUGH 730 PM
SOME LOCALES THAT MAY RECEIVE RAIN OR STORMS INCLUDE TRES PIEDRAS..
CHAMA...DULCE...CEDAR HILL...BLOOMFIELD AND BLANCO TRADING PORT. BE
ALERT FOR QUICK RISES IN ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOWS...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS WESTERN RIO ARRIBA COUNTY.

$$

NMZ524-526-539-280130-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GRAN QUIVIRA...PICACHO...RUIDOSO
520 PM MDT SAT SEP 27 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND A SHORT LIVED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO WILL DRIFT
NORTH ACROSS THE WEST HALF OF LINCOLN COUNTY INTO THE EARLY EVENING
HOURS...MOST LIKELY DISSIPATING BY THEN OR SHORTLY THEREAFTER.
THROUGH 730 PM MDT RAIN AMOUNTS SHOULD RANGE FROM JUST A TRACE TO AS
MUCH AS A QUARTER OF AN INCH. RUIDOSO...BONITO LAKE...NOGAL AND
POSSIBLY CORONA AND CARRIZOZO MAY SEE A SHOWER OR TWO DURING THIS
PERIOD.

$$

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