Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
214 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

NMZ530>532-534>538-231000-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...ROY...TUCUMCARI
214 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY OVER THE EASTERN PLAINS OF NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EARLY
MORNING HOURS. MOVEMENT WILL BE TO THE NORTHEAST BETWEEN 30 AND 40
MPH WITH STORMS INITIALLY CONCENTRATED FROM NARA VISA SOUTHWESTWARD
TO SAN JON TO FORREST...TO HOUSE...TO TAIBAN...TO MESA. ADDITIONAL
ISOLATED STORMS WILL BEGIN FILLING IN OVER NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO AS
WELL. EXPECT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AND HAIL...SOME AS LARGE AS
NICKELS. RAIN AMOUNTS WILL AVERAGE ONE QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF
AN INCH BUT WILL LOCALLY REACH ONE TO TWO INCHES...ESPECIALLY IN
QUAY...CURRY...DE BACA...AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES. STRONG AND ERRATIC
WIND GUSTS TO 55 MPH AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO
ACCOMPANY THE STORMS.

$$

NMZ512-513-515-516-527-528-231000-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...PECOS...
CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...TAOS
214 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015

.NOW...

A FEW ISOLATED STORMS WILL CONTINUE DEVELOPING OVER NORTH CENTRAL TO
NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO...NAMELY IN TAOS AND COLFAX COUNTIES. THESE
STORMS WILL DRIFT TO THE NORTH NORTHEAST AT ABOUT 35 MPH...
PRODUCING BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS...ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH...
SMALL HAIL...AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS
UNDER THE MORE INTENSE STORMS COULD REACH ONE QUARTER TO ONE HALF
OF AN INCH IN ABOUT A HALF HOURS TIME. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE
IMPACTED INCLUDE QUESTA...SUNSHINE VALLEY...AMALIA...SUGARITE
CANYON STATE PARK AND LAKE MALOYA.

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