Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
136 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

NMZ526-533>540-182130-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...PICACHO...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
136 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE OVER EAST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH THESE STORMS WILL BE AROUND ONE HALF INCH PER
HOUR. THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL BE FOUND BETWEEN ELIDA...DORA AND FLOYD.
ADDITIONAL SHOWERS WILL MOVE INTO LINCOLN AND SOUTHWEST CHAVES
COUNTY...BUT ONE HOUR RAINFALL TOTALS WITH THESE SHOWERS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LESS THAN ONE OR TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

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NMZ508-509-520-524-525-182130-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...
QUEMADO...SOCORRO
136 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER CATRON AND SOCORRO COUNTIES THROUGH THE LATE
AFTERNOON HOURS. THESE STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING MODERATE
TO HEAVY RAIN AS THEY DRIFT WESTWARD. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE HALF
INCH PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE. THIS MAY CREATE PONDING OF WATER ON
ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY IN LOW SPOTS OR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.  AREAS
THAT MAY BE AFFECTED THROUGH 330 PM INCLUDE BINGHAM...SOCORRO...THE
VERY LARGE ARRAY...BOSQUE DEL APACHE WILDLIFE REFUGE...AND BERNARDO.

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