Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
934 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

NMZ501>509-280600-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-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
934 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL CONTINUE ACROSS WESTERN AREAS. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY WILL MOVE
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT SPEEDS 10 TO 30 MPH. STRONGER STORMS
WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAIN AT RATES NEAR 1 INCH PER HOUR WITH
WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH...SMALL HAIL AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. RAIN AT THIS RATE CAN CAUSE HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS IN
SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS.

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NMZ512>515-527>535-280600-
CURRY COUNTY-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-QUAY COUNTY-
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...
CLOVIS...CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
934 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT MDT...NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE FROM THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS EASTWARD...WITH MORE
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL PLAINS ALONG
INTERSTATE 40. MANY STORMS WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY. STRONGER
STORMS WILL PRODUCE TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WITH RAIN RATES NEAR 2
INCHES PER HOUR. WIND GUSTS TO 5O MPH...SMALL HAIL AND DANGEROUS
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING ARE ALSO EXPECTED. RAIN AT THIS RATE WILL
CAUSE HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS IN SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS...ROADSIDE
DITCHES AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR FLASH
FLOODING TO DEVELOP...ESPECIALLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40.

$$

NMZ510-511-516>519-521-280600-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CHAMA...ESPANOLA...LOS ALAMOS...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA FE...TAOS
934 PM MDT SUN JUL 27 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH MIDNIGHT MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO SHIFT NORTH AND NORTHWESTWARD FROM THE JEMEZ MOUNTAINS
AND SANTA FE METRO AREA OVER THE LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY AND
SOUTHERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS. ISOLATED ACTIVITY WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE
OVER THE MIDDLE AND UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...AS WELL AS THE SANDIA
MOUNTAINS. STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAIN AT
RATES OVER 1 INCH PER HOUR WITH WIND GUSTS TO 5O MPH...SMALL HAIL AND
DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. BEWARE OF HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS
IN SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. INTERSTATE
25 WILL BE IMPACTED IN SPOTS AROUND THE SANTA FE METRO AREA...
WHERE HEAVY PONDING ON THE ROAD IS LIKELY.

$$

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