Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
1153 PM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

NMZ501>509-520-220800-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CUBA...DULCE...EL MORRO...FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...QUEMADO...SOCORRO
1153 PM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 2 AM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
TO MOVE EAST AT 10 TO 20 MPH ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN NEW MEXICO.
EXPECT LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN TO PRODUCE AMOUNTS AVERAGING ONE
QUARTER INCH. OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND LOCALIZED HEAVIER DOWNPOURS
WITH AMOUNTS APPROACHING ONE HALF INCH WILL ACCOMPANY THE
THUNDERSTORMS. LOCATIONS THAT MAY RECEIVE RAIN INCLUDE FARMINGTON...
GALLUP...LUNA...GLENWOOD...BEAVERHEAD...FENCE LAKE...ZUNI PUEBLO AND
NEWCOMB.

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NMZ523-526-533>540-220800-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...ELK...
FORT SUMNER...PICACHO...PORTALES...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...SANTA ROSA...
TUCUMCARI
1153 PM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 2 AM MDT..ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE DRIFTING NORTHWEST
ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL PLAINS...INCLUDING THE SOUTH
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF NEW MEXICO. EXPECT LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN TO
PRODUCE AMOUNTS AVERAGING ONE TENTH OF AN INCH. RUNOFF FROM
EARLIER HEAVY RAINS WILL CONTINUE AND MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE
CAUTION DUE TO POTENTIAL FOR WATER ON ROADS. TURN AROUND DON`T DROWN!

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NMZ512>515-527>532-220800-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UNION COUNTY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...
RED RIVER...ROY
1153 PM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH 2 AM MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP AND MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHEAST NEW
MEXICO. ACTIVITY WILL FOCUS BETWEEN LAS VEGAS...CIMARRON...RATON AND
BUEYEROS. EXPECT MODERATE RAIN WITH BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS TO PRODUCE
RAINFALL AMOUNTS AVERAGING LESS THAN ONE HALF INCH...ALTHOUGH GREATER
AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF ONE INCH ARE LIKELY UNDER THE HEAVIER DOWNPOURS.
MOTORISTS SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION AND BE PREPARED FOR WATER ON ROADS.
LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE IMPACTED INCLUDE LAS VEGAS...WAGON MOUND...
WATROUS...SPRINGER...RATON...CIMARRON...BUEYEROS...GLADSTONE AND
CAPULIN.

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