Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
705 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

NMZ521>526-533>540-230240-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...
ELK...FORT SUMNER...GRAN QUIVIRA...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
705 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL MOVE FROM WEST TO EAST ACROSS
PORTIONS OF THE EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS DURING THE EVENING
HOURS. THROUGH 830 PM MDT...A BAND OF SHOWERS WILL IMPACT EXTREME
EASTERN ZONES INCLUDING NARA VISA...BROADVIEW...PORTALES...ELKINS AND
MILNESAND.  SPOTTY SHOWERS WILL BE MORE COMMON IN GUADALUPE...DE
BACA...LINCOLN AND WESTERN CHAVES COUNTIES.  THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
LOCAL MODERATE TO HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL
MOVE FROM THE CENTRAL VALLEYS TO THE CENTRAL HIGHER TERRAIN
LOCALES...INCLUDING EDGEWOOD...ESCABOSA...MANZANO...ESTANCIA AND
POSSIBLY AS FAR SOUTH AS EASTERN SOCORRO COUNTY. REMAIN ALERT TO
PONDING OF WATER OF AREA ROADWAYS...AND FAST FLOWING WATER WILL
LIKELY PERSIST PAST DARK IN AREAS THAT RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN EARLIER
THIS AFTERNOON INCLUDING PARTS OF DE BACA AND CHAVES COUNTIES.

$$

NMZ505>509-519-520-230240-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
EL MORRO...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...QUEMADO...SOCORRO
705 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE FROM
WESTERN NEW MEXICO INTO THE CENTRAL VALLEY DURING THE EVENING
HOURS. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL
WITH HALF OR THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH OF RAIN IN LESS THAN 30
MINUTES. THROUGH 830 PM MDT...THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS WILL
APPROACH THEN CROSS THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR GENERALLY FROM LAS
LUNAS SOUTH TO SOCORRO AND BOSQUE DEL APACHE. THE INTERSTATE 40
CORRIDOR WILL ALSO SEE SOME THUNDERSTORMS...GENERALLY FROM GRANTS TO
LAGUNA PUEBLO. OTHER COMMUNITIES IMPACTED INCLUDE...EL MORRO...ACOMA
PUEBLO...PIETOWN...ALAMO...MAGDALENA AND BINGHAM. ELSEWHERE...SPOTTY
LIGHT SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE.

$$

NMZ510-512>518-527>532-230240-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
CLAYTON...CONCHAS...ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...SANTA FE...TAOS
705 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO THIS
EVENING. THROUGH 830 PM MDT...THUNDERSTORMS ARE MOST LIKELY IN OR
NEAR SANTA FE...NAMBE PUEBLO...COWLES...AND POSSIBLY LAS
VEGAS. RAINFALL RATES WILL AVERAGE BETWEEN ONE HALF AND THREE
QUARTERS OF INCH THE STRONGEST STORMS. OTHERWISE...LIGHT SHOWERS WILL
PRODUCE A FEW HUNDRETHS UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF RAIN. WATCH FOR
THE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS...INTERSECTIONS AND OTHER LOW AREAS...
WHILE FAST MOVING FLOWS ARE EXPECTED IN ARROYOS AND OTHER DRAINAGES.

$$

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