Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
540 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

NMZ503-510-512>516-527-528-190130-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
DULCE...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...TAOS
540 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 730 PM...SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A STRAY THUNDERSTORM WILL
CONTINUE TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF NORTHERN NEW MEXICO...NAMELY THE
NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AND NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS WITHIN THE STATE.
PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE EASTWARD AT ABOUT 15 TO 20 MPH...IMPACTING
LOCALES AROUND CHAMA...DULCE...TRES PIEDARAS...COSTILLA...RED
RIVER...VERMEJO PARK...AND THE RATON PASS. BRIEF LIGHT RAINFALL...
GUSTY WINDS...AND A CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKE OR TWO ARE
POSSIBLE.
$$

NMZ521>526-533-537>540-190130-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...ELK...
FORT SUMNER...GRAN QUIVIRA...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...ROSWELL...
RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA ROSA
540 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 730 PM...SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A STRAY THUNDERSTORM WILL BE
POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...
NAMELY THE HIGHLANDS WITHIN EASTERN SOCORRO...TORRANCE...AND LINCOLN
COUNTIES. PRECIPITATION WILL MOVE NORTHEASTWARD AT ABOUT 15 TO 20
MPH...IMPACTING LOCALES AROUND BINGHAM...CLAUNCH...GRAN QUIVIRA...
RUIDOSO...BONITO LAKE...ENCINOSO...AND ARABELA. BRIEF LIGHT
RAINFALL...GUSTY WINDS...AND A CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKE OR
TWO ARE POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION...BATCHES OF LOW CLOUDS WILL EXTEND
INTO PORTIONS OF THE HIGH PLAINS AND PECOS VALLEY WHERE A FEW
SPRINKLES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

$$

NMZ506>508-190130-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GRANTS...QUEMADO
540 PM MDT SAT OCT 18 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 730 PM...ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL DEVELOP OVER PORTIONS OF THE
HIGH TERRAIN OF WEST CENTRAL TO SOUTHWESTERN NEW MEXICO. BRIEF RAIN
AND GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR WITH ANY OF THIS ACTIVITY...ALONG WITH A
STRAY LIGHTNING STRIKE. A FEW FAVORED AREAS FOR THIS INITIAL ACTIVITY
WILL BE NORTH OF GILA HOT SPRINGS...BEAVERHEAD...HORSE SPRINGS...
QUEMADO...FENCE LAKE...GRANTS...ACOMA...ALAMO...AND THE GREATER GILA
WILDERNESS.

$$

SHOEMAKE




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