Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
159 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

NMZ501>504-510>518-527>529-192200-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
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...
CUBA...DULCE...ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...
PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...SANTA FE...TAOS
159 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 400 PM...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL FAVOR AREAS ALONG THE
EAST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS THE JEMEZ
REGION BETWEEN LOS ALAMOS AND CUBA.  STORM MOTIONS WILL GENERALLY
BE TOWARD THE EAST OR SOUTHEAST AT LESS THAN 10 MPH. LOCATIONS THAT
MAY EXPERIENCE A PASSING SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT
LIMITED TO RIBERA...LAS VEGAS...GOLONDRINAS...CIMARRON...UTE PARK...
TAOS SKI VALLEY...CANON PLAZA...EL RITO...LA CUEVA...AND FENTON
LAKE.  BURSTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ACCOMPANY ANY OF THE
PASSING THUNDERSTORMS WITH RAINFALL RATES UP TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN
INCH PER HOUR.

$$

NMZ505>509-520-192200-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-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...SOCORRO
159 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 400 PM...WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO
FROM THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY WEST TO THE ARIZONA STATE LINE.
MOVEMENT WILL BE TOWARD THE NORTH AT 10 TO 15 MPH.  SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CONCENTRATED IN THE GALLUP...CROWNPOINT...
THOREAU...RAMAH...AND ZUNI PUEBLO AREAS...AS WELL AS BETWEEN
BERNARDO AND SOCORRO TO INCLUDE THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR. BURSTS OF
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL...PEA SIZED HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 45
OR 50 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED FROM ANY PASSING THUNDERSTORM. OUTSIDE
THUNDERSTORMS...RAINFALL TOTALS WILL GENERALLY AVERAGE ONE TO TWO
TENTHS INCH IN AN HOURS TIME.

$$

NMZ524>526-538>540-192200-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...PICACHO...
ROSWELL...RUIDOSO
159 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 400 PM...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS...A FEW STRONG...WILL
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND SLOWLY TRACK TOWARD THE EAST OR NORTHEAST
OVER SOUTH CENTRAL AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO. THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL PASS NEAR NOGAL...CAPITAN...BETWEEN CARRIZOZO
AND WHITE OAKS...JICARILLA...AND RUIDOSO DOWNS. ELSEWHERE...
SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO EXPAND IN COVERAGE FARTHER
EAST TOWARD THE PECOS RIVER VALLEY FROM LAKE ARTHUR TO ROSWELL TO
AREAS EAST OF THE MESA REST AREA.  OUTSIDE THUNDERSTORMS...RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WILL AVERAGE A TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH.
HOWEVER...ANY PASSING THUNDERSTORM WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR
RAINFALL RATES UP TO ONE INCH PER HOUR.

$$

NMZ519-521>523-192200-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CLINES CORNERS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS
159 PM MDT SUN OCT 19 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 400 PM...SHOWERS WILL REMAIN SCATTERED THROUGHOUT CENTRAL
AREAS OF STATE WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS FAVORING AREAS EAST OF
THE MANZANO AND SANDIA MOUNTAINS. LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE A
PASSING SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
GOLDEN...MADRID...ESTANCIA...BELEN...LOS LUNAS...AND MEADOWLAKE.
BRIEF BURSTS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ACCOMPANY ANY OF THE
PASSING THUNDERSTORMS WITH RAINFALL RATES UP TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN
INCH PER HOUR. OUTSIDE THUNDERSTORMS...RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL REMAIN
LIGHT AVERAGING A TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH.

$$

KJONES



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