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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
837 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMZ501>515-526>532-291000-
/O.EXT.KABQ.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140729T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
UNION COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
837 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM MDT TUESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...CHUSKA MOUNTAINS...EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS...EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY...FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...
  FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...HARDING COUNTY...JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...
  NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE
  9500 FEET/RED RIVER...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS... NORTHWEST PLATEAU...
  RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA...SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY...SAN JUAN
  MOUNTAINS...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS... SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...UNION COUNTY...
  WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...WEST CENTRAL
  PLATEAU AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* UNTIL 4 AM MDT TUESDAY

* AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL SHIFT SLOWLY FROM WEST CENTRAL
  TO NORTH CENTRAL NEW MEXICO TONIGHT. WITH WEAK STEERING FLOW
  ALOFT AND A VERY MOIST AIRMASS IN PLACE...SLOW MOVING
  THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN AND
  FLASH FLOODING.

* THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL
  ACROSS MUCH OF NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO...AS WELL AS THE
  WESTERN...NORTHERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...MAKING THESE
  LOCATIONS ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING TONIGHT.
  OTHER VULNERABLE LOCATIONS WILL INCLUDE STEEP TERRAIN...URBAN
  AREAS AND BURN SCARS. KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON ARROYOS AND SMALL
  STREAMS...AND STAY OUT OF FLOODED LOW WATER CROSSINGS. MONITOR
  THE LATEST FORECASTS CLOSELY AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE
  ACTION IF A WARNING OR ADVISORY IS ISSUED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

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Flood Advisory


FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
744 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMC005-041-290315-
/O.NEW.KABQ.FA.Y.0322.140729T0144Z-140729T0315Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CHAVES-ROOSEVELT-
744 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBUQUERQUE HAS ISSUED AN

* ARROYO AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL ROOSEVELT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO
  NORTHEASTERN CHAVES COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO

* UNTIL 915 PM MDT

* AT 742 PM MDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  HEAVY RAIN FROM A SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORM TRACKING SOUTHEASTWARD
  OVER KENNA.

* STRONG FLOWS AND HIGH WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED IN ARROYOS...SMALL
  STREAMS AND OVER LOW WATER CROSSINGS. HAZARDOUS PONDING IS
  EXPECTED ON HIGHWAY 70.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...DITCHES ARE DEADLY. A GENTLE FLOW OF WATER CAN BECOME A
RAGING TORRENT IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3395 10396 3401 10387 3380 10352 3362 10368
      3387 10397

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
837 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMZ536-538-290300-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
837 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EXTREME EASTERN CHAVES AND
SOUTHERN ROOSEVELT COUNTIES THROUGH 900 PM MDT...

AT 830 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM 13 MILES SOUTHEAST OF KENNA...OR ABOUT 40 MILES
SOUTHWEST OF PORTALES...MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

HAIL UP TO ONE-HALF INCH IN DIAMETER AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.

AREAS AFFECTED BY THIS STORM INCLUDE...MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF EXTREME
EASTERN CHAVES COUNTY.

&&

LAT...LON 3357 10352 3356 10353 3356 10371 3349 10372
      3348 10377 3373 10379 3381 10360 3357 10345
      3356 10347
TIME...MOT...LOC 0237Z 338DEG 8KT 3365 10367

$$

GUYER


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
920 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

TXZ049-054-064>066-071>073-076>078-098-099-113-114-127-128-139-
140-154-155-168>170-291100-
FISHER-NOLAN-STERLING-COKE-RUNNELS-IRION-TOM GREEN-CONCHO-
CROCKETT-SCHLEICHER-SUTTON-HASKELL-THROCKMORTON-JONES-SHACKELFORD-
TAYLOR-CALLAHAN-COLEMAN-BROWN-MCCULLOCH-SAN SABA-MENARD-KIMBLE-
MASON-
920 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF
A LINE FROM MERTZON TO MASON. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...MAINLY NORTH
OF A LINE FROM STERLING CITY...TO SAN ANGELO...TO SAN SABA.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER ALL OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS
THURSDAY. LOCALIZED GUSTY WINDS...LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...AND
DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING WILL BE THE MAIN HAZARDS.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
828 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-291000-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-
ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-
KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-
LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-
GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-
COAL-COTTON-JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-
HARDEMAN-FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
828 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
ISOLATED NON-SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT
ACROSS FAR WESTERN OKLAHOMA.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

.THUNDERSTORMS...
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE BEST
CHANCE FOR WIDESPREAD RAIN AND STORMS WILL BE TUESDAY NIGHT
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL DURING THIS PERIOD
MAY RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING OF LOW-LYING AND POORLY DRAINED AREAS.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
411 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

TXZ171>173-183>194-202>209-217>225-228-291045-
LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-VAL VERDE-EDWARDS-REAL-KERR-BANDERA-
GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-HAYS-TRAVIS-BASTROP-LEE-KINNEY-UVALDE-
MEDINA-BEXAR-COMAL-GUADALUPE-CALDWELL-FAYETTE-MAVERICK-ZAVALA-
FRIO-ATASCOSA-WILSON-KARNES-GONZALES-DE WITT-LAVACA-DIMMIT-
411 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...REST OF TODAY AND TONIGHT...

A COLD FRONT APPROACHING THE HILL COUNTRY FROM THE NORTHEAST WILL
PRODUCE ISOLATED STRONG STORMS TONIGHT. THESE STORMS COULD AFFECT
AREAS NORTHEAST OF A LLANO TO AUSTIN TO GIDDINGS LINE. STRONGER
STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN AND WIND GUSTS UP
TO 40 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

SAME COLD FRONT MENTIONED ABOVE WILL ENTER THE REGION AT THE END OF
THE WORK WEEK. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS
POSSIBLE WITH ANY OF THE THUNDERSTORMS...ESPECIALLY DURING THURSDAY
NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING TIME FRAME...WHICH COULD LEAD TO FLASH
FLOODING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
211 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
079>082-258-291200-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-
LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-
DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-PECOS-PRESIDIO VALLEY-MARFA PLATEAU-
BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
211 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014 /111 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO...SOUTHWEST TEXAS AND WEST TEXAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
PECOS RIVER IN WEST TEXAS AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO. THE STRONGEST
STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BRIEF GUSTY WINDS...SMALL HAIL...
BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY MAINLY ACROSS THE
NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO. THE STRONGEST
STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING GUSTY WINDS...SMALL
HAIL...FREQUENT LIGHTNING AND BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

THIS PRODUCT...ALONG WITH OTHER WATCHES...WARNINGS...ADVISORIES...
AND STATEMENTS ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
MIDLAND CAN BE FOUND ON THE INTERNET AT /LOWER CASE/
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/MIDLAND

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
121 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

TXZ021>044-291830-
PARMER-CASTRO-SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALL-CHILDRESS-BAILEY-LAMB-HALE-
FLOYD-MOTLEY-COTTLE-COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-LUBBOCK-CROSBY-DICKENS-KING-
YOAKUM-TERRY-LYNN-GARZA-KENT-STONEWALL-
121 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE EXTREME SOUTHERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...SOUTH PLAINS AND ROLLING PLAINS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

CONVECTIVE
THUNDERSTORMS CHANCES WILL FAVOR THE SOUTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EXPAND TO INCLUDE THE WESTERN SOUTH PLAINS
LATER THIS EVENING. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY MAY LINGERING THROUGH
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AND SPREAD EAST ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE
SOUTH PLAINS REGION. THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL THAT MAY RESULT IN MINOR
FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS. GUSTY WINDS AND
SMALL HAIL WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE NEAR THE STRONGEST STORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED ACROSS
THE AREA TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY. THE SEVERE POTENTIAL WITH THIS
ACTIVITY IS SMALL...HOWEVER....STRONG WIND GUSTS...SMALL HAIL AND
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.


$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
1111 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMZ401>417-TXZ418>424-291715-
UPPER GILA RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHERN GILA HIGHLANDS/BLACK RANGE-
SOUTHERN GILA FOOTHILLS/MIMBRES VALLEY-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/LOWER GILA RIVER VALLEY-LOWLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-
UPLANDS OF THE BOOTHEEL-SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-
EASTERN BLACK RANGE FOOTHILLS-SIERRA COUNTY LAKES-
NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-
CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
1111 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NM AND TX.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WEST OF DEMING WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
DEMING EAST. A FEW STORMS COULD PRODUCE BRIEF HEAVY RAINFALL AND
GUSTY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

MOSTLY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH WEDNESDAY WITH INCREASING
COVERAGE THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. WITH ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN PLACE
AFTER WEDNESDAY...POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINS AND FLOODING WILL EXIST.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HEFNER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
548 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMZ501>540-291200-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
548 AM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

ANOTHER VERY ACTIVE PERIOD OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TODAY AND
TONIGHT...WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL A GOOD BET OWING TO SLOW
CELL MOVEMENT AND COLLIDING OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES. THE MOST
WIDESPREAD HEAVY THUNDERSTORM RAINS WILL OCCUR ACROSS THE WESTERN
AND NORTHERN MOUNTAINS AS WELL AS AREAS ALONG AND JUST EAST OF THE
CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN WILL LIKELY SPREAD
TO THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE STATE ONCE AGAIN THIS
EVENING...IMPACTING AREAS THAT RECEIVED FLOODING RAINFALL THIS
PAST NIGHT. WHILE THE MAIN THREAT FROM TODAY/S STORMS WILL BE
HEAVY RAIN... A FEW STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL UP TO
DIME SIZE AND WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 40 AND 50 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST MAINLY DURING THE
AFTERNOON AND NIGHTTIME HOURS OVER NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO.
SLOW MOVEMENT OF STORMS WILL PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WHICH
COULD LEAD TO FLOODING. STORMS MAY ALSO PRODUCE SMALL HAIL...AND
GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 MPH. THE TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY PERIOD
COULD BE ESPECIALLY ACTIVE AS THE AFFECTS OF SURFACE FRONTS AND
WEAK DISTURBANCES ENHANCE STORM DEVELOPMENT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL AMOUNTS AND ANY FLOODING
THROUGH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ABQ OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

$$

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Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
859 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

TXZ021-027-033-290300-
PARMER-BAILEY-COCHRAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRIONA...BOVINA...MULESHOE...MORTON
859 PM CDT MON JUL 28 2014

.NOW...
AS OF 9PM CENTRAL TIME...LIGHT TO MODERATE SHOWERS ACROSS EASTERN NEW
MEXICO IN ADDITION TO ONE ISOLATED STRONG THUNDERSTORM CONTINUE TO SLOWLY
MOVE EAST TO SOUTHEAST TOWARDS THE TX/NM STATE LINE. PORTIONS OF
WESTERN BAILEY AND WESTERN PARMER COUNTIES WILL LIKELY BE THE
FIRST REGIONS TO SEE PRECIPITATION...FOLLOWED BY COCHRAN COUNTY
SHORTLY THEREAFTER. THROUGH 10 PM...ONLY LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN
SHOWERS CAN BE EXPECTED...HOWEVER... ISOLATED BUT POTENTIALLY
STRONG THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL BE POSSIBLE LATER IN THE EVENING
AS THE PREVIOUSLY MENTIONED STORM MOVES INTO WEST TEXAS.

$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
651 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMZ532>538-290300-
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
651 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...A CLUSTERS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
WITH HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO SHIFT EASTWARD FROM DE BACA
COUNTY INTO CURRY COUNTY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ELSEWHERE ACROSS THE EAST CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST PLAINS. A FEW OF THE STRONGER STRONGER STORMS WILL BE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WITH RAIN AT RATES NEAR 1
INCH IN JUST A HALF HOUR. WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.
$$

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
651 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

NMZ519>526-539-540-290300-
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
651 PM MDT MON JUL 28 2014

.NOW...
THROUGH EARLY EVENING...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE MIDDLE AND LOWER RIO GRANDE
VALLEY...CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND HIGHLANDS...THE
ESTANCIA VALLEY AND UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY
WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHEAST OR NORTH AT SPEEDS UP TO 15 MPH. A
FEW OF THIS EVENINGS STRONGER STRONGER STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS WITH RAIN AT RATES NEAR 1 INCH IN JUST
A HALF HOUR. WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH AND DANGEROUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. HAZARDOUS WATER LEVELS MAY
QUICKLY DEVELOP IN SMALL STREAMS...ARROYOS AND OVER LOW WATER
CROSSINGS.

$$

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