Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
809 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

NMZ519>526-539-540-210400-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...
MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS...SOCORRO
809 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH THE EVENING...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE OVER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL TO SOUTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...
INCLUDING THE SANDIA...MANZANO...CAPITAN...AND SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS
AND ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AS WELL AS PARTS OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY.
THIS ACTIVITY WILL MOVE WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH. BRIEF
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN...SMALL HAIL...AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH WILL
BE POSSIBLE AS WELL AS OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WITH ANY
LINGERING STORM. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM A FEW
HUNDREDTHS TO AROUND TWO TENTHS OF A INCH...BUT LOCALIZED HIGHER
AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. BEFORE 10 PM...SOME AREAS THAT WILL BE IMPACTED
INCLUDE THE ALBUQUERQUE METRO...ABO...MOUNTAINAIR...ESTANCIA...
STANLEY...TORREON...BOSQUE DEL APACHE...RUIDOSO...LINCOLN AND
ENCINOSO.

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NMZ502-505>509-210400-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-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
809 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS PORTIONS OF
WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EVENING. MOVEMENT
WILL BE TO THE NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH. MOST AREAS WILL SEE A TENTH
OF AN INCH OF RAIN OR LESS THROUGH 10 PM...ALTHOUGH THE AREA FROM
SOUTH OF BEAVERHEAD TO NEAR DUSTY COULD RECEIVE HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO
ONE HALF INCH. SOME OTHER LOCATIONS WHICH MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDE OLD
HORSE SPRINGS...QUEMADO...AND THE VERY LARGE ARRAY.

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NMZ501-503-504-510>518-527>529-210400-
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
809 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH THE EVENING...A FEW SHOWERS AND A PERHAPS A STRAY
THUNDERSTORM WILL CONTINUE OVER MUCH OF NORTHERN NEW MEXICO...
INCLUDING THE UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY AND SANTA FE METRO. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS...THOUGH
VERY LOCALIZED AREAS MAY SEE UP TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH. AREAS THAT
MAY BE AFFECTED BEFORE 10 PM INCLUDE LA CIENEGA...COCHITI LAKE...
TESUQUE...MENDANALES...PENASCO AND CANON PLAZA.

$$

NMZ532>538-210400-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
809 PM MDT MON OCT 20 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS EAST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS...ALTHOUGH
THE ACTIVITY WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH. BEFORE 10 PM...STORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH AND WILL BE
CAPABLE OF BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL...SMALL HAIL...OCCASIONAL CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH. RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN
ONE TENTH AND ONE HALF OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE...AND LOCALIZED AREAS
MAY SEE UPWARDS OF THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH. SOME LOCATIONS THAT
WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE YESO...FORT SUMNER...SUMNER LAKE...PUERTO DE
LUNA...TAIBAN...BROADVIEW...WHEATLAND...FORREST...SAN JON AND HOUSE.
PATCHY FOG MAY ALSO DEVELOP AS THE EVENING PROGRESSES. OTHER SHOWERS
WERE LOCATED OVER SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY AND WERE MOVING TO THE
NORTHWEST INTO LINCOLN COUNTY.

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