Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1101 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

NMZ515-521>540-191845-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CARRIZOZO...
CLAYTON...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...
GRAN QUIVIRA...LAS VEGAS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...PORTALES...
RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
1101 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.NOW...
SPOTTY RAIN SHOWERS WILL PERSIST FROM THE EAST SLOPES OF THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAIN CHAIN OVER THE EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PLAINS THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON. BEFORE 1 PM MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL BE STRETCHED
FROM MOUNTAINAIR AND ESTANCIA OVER VAUGHN...PASTURA...SANTA ROSA...
FORT SUMNER AND TOWARDS TUCUMCARI. OTHER SHOWERS WILL EXTEND FROM
NEAR ARABELA TO RAMON...AND BETWEEN HONDO...ROSWELL AND DEXTER.
A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40.
MOVEMENT WILL BE GENERALLY IN A NORTHERLY OR NORTHEASTERLY
DIRECTION. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN
INCH IN LIGHT SHOWERS TO ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF ONE HALF INCH TO AN
INCH IN HEAVY SHOWERS AND ANY STORMS. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT TO
ENCOUNTER PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. RUNOFF COULD CAUSE INCREASED
FLOWS IN LOW LYING AREAS...ARROYOS...OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND
OTHER DRAINAGES.

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NMZ505>509-191845-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...
QUEMADO
1101 AM MDT FRI SEP 19 2014

.NOW...
SPOTTY LIGHT SHOWERS OR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
BEFORE 1 PM OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST
NEW MEXICO. MOVEMENT OF THIS ACTIVITY WILL BE GENERALLY TO THE SOUTH
AND SOUTHEAST.  RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM AROUND ONE TENTH OF
AN INCH IN LIGHT SHOWERS TO ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF ONE HALF INCH TO AN
INCH IN HEAVY SHOWERS AND STORMS. MOTORISTS SHOULD EXPECT TO
ENCOUNTER PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS WITH ANY OF THE HEAVIER
ACTIVITY. ANY RUNOFF COULD CAUSE INCREASED FLOWS IN LOW LYING
AREAS...ARROYOS...OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND OTHER DRAINAGES.

$$




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