Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
103 PM MDT SAT JUN 27 2015

NMZ520-524>526-272100-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...GRAN QUIVIRA...RUIDOSO...
SOCORRO
103 PM MDT SAT JUN 27 2015

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO WEAKEN AS THEY SLOWLY
MOVE SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON. RAINFALL
ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG WITH
A LIGHTNING STRIKE OR TWO. BY 3 PM...MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL HAVE
WEAKENED AND MOVED INTO FAR SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO. LOCALES LIKE
BINGHAM...OSCURO...AND CARRIZOZO WILL BE THE MOST LIKELY SPOTS TO SEE
THE RAINFALL AND LIGHTNING.

$$

NMZ503-510>517-527>529-272100-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-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-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
DULCE...ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...TAOS
103 PM MDT SAT JUN 27 2015

.NOW...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER PEAKS OF THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS THIS
AFTERNOON. A LINE OF STORMS FROM LA MADERA AND NORTH NORTHWEST
THROUGH CUMBRES PASS WILL BE THE MAIN FOCUS FOR IMPACTS UNTIL
ADDITIONAL CONVECTION DEVELOPS. THESE STORMS WILL MOVE TO THE SOUTH
BETWEEN 10 AND 15 MPH AND PRODUCE BRIEF PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN...
OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...AND GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH.
SMALL HAIL WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGEST CELLS. QUICK
FLASH FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND ARROYOS
WITH THE HEAVIEST RAIN...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT RECENTLY
RECEIVED RAIN. THROUGH 3 PM...SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD BE IMPACTED
INCLUDE TRES PIEDRAS...LA MADERA...AND UTE PARK.

$$

NMZ505>509-272100-
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
103 PM MDT SAT JUN 27 2015

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER THE
SOUTHWEST HIGH TERRAIN THIS AFTERNOON...PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY
RAIN...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING...AND GUSTY WINDS UP TO 40 MPH. SMALL
HAIL WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS. QUICK FLASH
FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND ARROYOS WITH THE
HEAVIEST RAIN...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS THAT RECENTLY RECEIVED RAIN.
STORM MOVEMENT WILL BE SLOW TO THE SOUTH SOUTHWEST. THROUGH 3 PM...
AREAS THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE PIETOWN...LUNA...AND THE
WHITEWATER CREEK AREA.

$$

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