Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
609 PM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

NMZ513>515-523-527>534-260230-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CLINES CORNERS...CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...RATON...SPRINGER...
RED RIVER...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
609 PM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 830 PM MDT...PATCHES OF LIGHT TO OCCASIONAL MODERATE RAIN
WILL CONTINUE MOVING EAST ACROSS NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO BEHIND A COLD
FRONT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM A TRACE TO ONE TENTH OF AN
INCH. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO MIX WITH RAIN ABOVE 6000 FEET ACROSS THE
HIGHLANDS. HIGHER IN THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND ALONG THE
RATON RIDGE...SNOW MAY ACCUMULATE TO NEAR ONE INCH. IN ADDITION...
BRISK CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST WITH OCCASIONAL WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 40
AND 50 MPH. MINOR TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE ABOVE 7000 FEET.

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NMZ535>539-260230-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...FORT SUMNER...PICACHO...
PORTALES...ROSWELL
609 PM MDT WED MAR 25 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 830 PM MDT...A COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE MOVING SOUTH ACROSS
THE EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS OF NEW MEXICO. WINDS WILL
TURN TO THE NORTH AND GUST TO BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH BEHIND THE FRONT
FOR A COUPLE HOURS AS TEMPERATURES DROP INTO THE 40S AND 50S.
PATCHES OF LIGHT RAIN WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE PLAINS BEHIND THE
FRONT...BUT AMOUNTS WILL RANGE ONLY FROM A TRACE TO SEVERAL
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH.

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