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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
715 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

NMZ505>509-519>526-533-536>540-170330-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-
DE BACA COUNTY-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CLINES CORNERS...EL MORRO...ELK...FORT SUMNER...GALLUP...
GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...
PORTALES...QUEMADO...ROSWELL...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS...SANTA ROSA...SOCORRO
715 PM MDT TUE SEP 16 2014

.NOW...
A WEST TO EAST ORIENTED AND NEARLY SOLID AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE
RAIN WAS CENTERED ROUGHLY ON AND UP TO 25 MILES OR SO EITHER SIDE OF
A LINE FROM THE CIBOLA CATRON COUNTY LINE TO ABOUT 5 MILES NORTH OF
MOUNTAINAIR TO CAUSEY IN EASTERN ROOSEVELT COUNTY. THIS AREA WAS
DRIFTING TO THE EAST OVERALL...BUT TRYING TO EDGE NORTHWARD A BIT
NEARER THE ARIZONA LINE AND A BIT TO THE SOUTH NEARER THE TEXAS
LINE. SOUTH OF THIS AREA AND WEST OF THE RIO GRANDE OTHER SCATTERED
TO AT TIMES NUMEROUS SHOWERS WERE DRIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST...WHILE
EAST OF THE RIO GRANDE SCATTERED SHOWERS WERE DRIFTING MORE TOWARD
THE EAST. AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO MAY DEVELOP ON OCCASION IN
THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THIS OVERALL RAIN AREA THROUGH THE NIGHT.
THROUGH MID EVENING THIS RAIN AREA SHOULD STAY NEAR TO SOUTH OF A
LINE FROM ZUNI PUEBLO TO ALBUQUERQUE OVER TO BROADVIEW IN CURRY
COUNTY. RAINFALL AMOUNTS DURING THIS PERIOD WILL RANGE FROM A FEW
HUNDREDTHS TO AS MUCH AS A THIRD OF AN INCH...THOUGH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS BETWEEN ONE HALF AND ONE INCH COULD ACCUMULATE WITH ANY
STORMS THAT MAY DEVELOP. QUEMADO...PIETOWN...LUNA...RESERVE...
BELEN...BERNARDO...SOCORRO...MOUNTAINAIR...RUIDOSO...CARRIZOZO...
CORONA...FORT SUMNER...PORTALES...MILNESAND AND ROSWELL ARE AMONG
THE LOCALITIES TO BE AFFECTED.

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