Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
331 AM MDT SAT JUN 27 2015

NMZ508-520-524>526-538>540-271130-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...PICACHO...
QUEMADO...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...SOCORRO
331 AM MDT SAT JUN 27 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
DEVELOP AND TRACK TOWARD THE SOUTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH OVER PORTIONS
OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO.  ENHANCED LIFT ALONG A
FRONTAL BOUNDARY SAGGING SOUTH AND A WEAK DISTURBANCE ROTATING AROUND
THE SOUTHEAST FLANK OF A STRONG UPPER HIGH CENTERED NEAR LAS VEGAS
NEVADA WERE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INCREASED ACTIVITY. THROUGH 500
AM...THE STRONGEST STORMS CAPABLE OF BRIEF BURSTS OF HEAVY RAIN AND
WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL GENERALLY BE FOUND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE
EXTENDING FROM CARRIZOZO TO ARABELA TO FORT SUMNER TO
GRADY. ELSEWHERE...AT LEAST ISOLATED STORMS CANNOT BE RULED OUT
THROUGH DAYBREAK.

$$

NMZ504-506-507-510>519-521>523-271130-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...CUBA...EL MORRO...
ESPANOLA...GRANTS...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...
CERRO/QUESTA...RED RIVER...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA FE...TAOS
331 AM MDT SAT JUN 27 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND TRACK TOWARD
THE SOUTHWEST OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL AND CENTRAL NEW
MEXICO. THROUGH 500 AM...THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL IMPACT AREAS NEAR
MORA...AND UTE PARK. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OF ONE HALF TO THREE
QUARTERS OF AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE STRONGER STORMS...ALONG
WITH OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING...PEA TO DIME SIZE HAIL AND
WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH.

$$

NMZ527>537-271130-
CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...
FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROY...
SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
331 AM MDT SAT JUN 27 2015

.NOW...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO
DEVELOP OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
EARLY THIS MORNING.  THROUGH 500 AM...THE ACTIVITY WILL BE
CONCENTRATED FROM JUST EAST OF SPRINGER TO NEAR ROY...CONCHAS DAM...
AND TUCUMCARI. THE ACTIVITY WILL MOVE NEARLY DUE NORTH TO SOUTH AT 10
TO 15 MPH.  BRIEF BURSTS OF HEAVY RAIN...WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH CAN BE
EXPECTED ALONG WITH OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.   STRONGER
CELLS MAY PRODUCE BRIEF PEA SIZED OR SMALLER HAIL BUT WIDESPREAD
SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED.

$$

KJ




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