Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
432 AM MST SUN DEC 14 2014

NMZ510>518-521>523-526-527-539-540-141400-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
CLINES CORNERS...ELK...ESPANOLA...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...
PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...PICACHO...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...TAOS
432 AM MST SUN DEC 14 2014

.NOW...
SNOW WILL PERSIST THIS MORNING OVER NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...AND
PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN AND ADJACENT HIGHLANDS. SNOW
AND PATCHY FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES BELOW 1/2 MILE AT TIMES.
FAVORED AREAS FOR SNOWFALL INCLUDE SANTA FE...CLINES CORNERS...
GLORIETA TO COWLES AND ALONG THE WEST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE
CRISTO MOUNTAINS. MOTORISTS SHOULD ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH
THEIR DESTINATIONS THIS MORNING. FOR THE LATEST TRAVEL CONDITIONS
VISIT NMROADS.COM OR DIAL 5 1 1. IN ADDITION...WEST TO NORTHWEST
WINDS WILL BEGIN TO STRENGTHEN THIS MORNING.

$$

NMZ528>538-141400-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...
LAS VEGAS...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...
SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
432 AM MST SUN DEC 14 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ALONG WITH PATCHY FOG WILL
PERSIST OVER NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO EARLY THIS MORNING. MOVEMENT WILL
BE TO THE NORTH AND NORTHEAST. WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH AND A FEW
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES ARE POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORM.
FAVORED AREAS FOR RAINFALL BEFORE 7 AM INCLUDE BELL RANCH...LOGAN...
AND MOSQUERO. IN ADDITION...WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BEGIN TO
STRENGTHEN THIS MORNING.

$$

NMZ501>509-519-520-524-525-141400-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...GALLUP...
GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...QUEMADO...SOCORRO
432 AM MST SUN DEC 14 2014

.NOW...
PATCHY FOG AND SPOTTY LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL BE FOUND
OVER PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO THIS MORNING.
VISIBILITIES MAY FALL TO ONE MILE OR LESS IN FOG AT TIMES.
MOTORISTS SHOULD USE CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR
DESTINATIONS. FOR THE LATEST NEW MEXICO ROAD CONDITIONS CALL 5 1 1
OR VISIT NMROADS.COM.

$$




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