Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
756 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

NMZ502-505>509-220400-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-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
756 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 PM MDT...BATCHES OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WITH EMBEDDED
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER FAR WESTERN NEW MEXICO. THIS
ACTIVITY WILL MOVE NORTH NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH...IMPACTING
LOCALES ALONG THE ARIZONA BORDER SUCH AS LUNA...QUEMADO
LAKE...QUEMADO...FENCE LAKE...ZUNI PUEBLO...AND GALLUP...AS WELL AS
GRANTS...THOREAU...CROWNPOINT...AND CHACO CANYON. INITIALLY RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN LESS THAN FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH...
HOWEVER MORE SUBSTANTIAL DOWNPOURS ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AS MORE
RAIN AND STORMS CONTINUE TO ORGANIZE. OCCASIONAL...BUT DEADLY...CLOUD
TO GROUND LIGHTNING...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH...AND SMALL HAIL
WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE THUNDERSTORMS.

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NMZ536-538-220400-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PORTALES...ROSWELL
756 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

.NOW...

THROUGH 10 PM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A FEW THUNDERSTORMS
WILL CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE TO DEVELOP OVER EAST CENTRAL TO
SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO. THIS ACTIVITY WILL MOVE NORTHEAST AT
5 TO 10 MPH...IMPACTING RURAL AREAS SURROUNDING CAPROCK...
MILNESAND...LINGO...CAUSEY...AND ROGERS. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL
GENERALLY REMAIN LESS THAN FOUR TENTHS OF AN INCH...HOWEVER SOME
LOCALIZED DOWNPOURS COULD RESULT IN HIGHER AMOUNTS. OCCASIONAL...BUT
DEADLY...CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH...
AND SMALL HAIL WILL ACCOMPANY THE THUNDERSTORMS.

$$

SHOEMAKE




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