Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
703 PM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

NMZ501>509-519-520-200300-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...
QUEMADO...SOCORRO
703 PM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 9 PM MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH ACROSS THE WEST CENTRAL AND
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...INTO ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AND THE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY. EXPECT MODERATE RAINFALL WITH BRIEF HEAVIER DOWNPOURS TO
PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS AVERAGING ONE QUARTER INCH...ALTHOUGH
GREATER AMOUNTS TO NEAR ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER
STORMS. IN ADDITION...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS ARE LIKELY
WITH THE THUNDERSTORMS. LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE
NAVAJO DAM...LINDRITH...CUBA...THOREAU...GRANTS...EL MORRO...DUSTY...
MAGDALENA...ALAMO AND LAGUNA PUEBLO.

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NMZ510>518-521>529-539-540-200300-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST 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-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...
CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...ELK...ESPANOLA...GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...
RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS...SANTA FE...TAOS
703 PM MDT TUE AUG 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 9 PM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH ALONG THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN
CHAIN AND ACROSS NEARBY HIGHLANDS. EXPECT LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN TO
PRODUCE RAINFALL AMOUNTS GENERALLY A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS...
ALTHOUGH EMBEDDED BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING
AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE QUARTER AND ONE HALF INCH. IN ADDITION...
OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE
THUNDERSTORMS. LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE RED RIVER...
RATON...CIMARRON...MORA...COWLES...GLORIETA...LOS ALAMOS...
ESPANOLA...EDGEWOOD...ESTANCIA...CLINES CORNERS...MOUNTAINAIR...
CORONA...CLAUNCH...CARRIZOZO...RUIDOSO AND DUNKEN.

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