Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
359 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

NMZ526-534>540-182330-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...ELK...FORT SUMNER...PICACHO...
PORTALES...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...TUCUMCARI
359 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER THE SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
EASTWARD TO THE TEXAS BORDER THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS WITH THESE STORMS WILL BE BETWEEN ONE QUARTER AND
ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR. AREAS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE
JICARILLA...RUIDOSO...DUNKEN...ELIDA...PORTALES AND RANCHVALE.
AREAS THAT HAVE RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS MAY SEE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY LOW LYING SPOTS AND POOR
DRAINAGE AREAS.

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NMZ508-509-520-524-525-182330-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARRIZOZO...GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...
QUEMADO...SOCORRO
359 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE OVER CATRON AND SOCORRO
COUNTIES THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. THESE STORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN AS THEY DRIFT WESTWARD.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
STRONGER STORMS. THIS MAY CREATE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS...
ESPECIALLY IN LOW SPOTS OR POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.  AREAS THAT MAY BE
AFFECTED THROUGH 530 PM INCLUDE PIETOWN...MAGDALENA...SOCORRO...
CLAUNCH AND BINGHAM.

$$

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