Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
402 PM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

NMZ527>540-050000-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...
ELK...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PICACHO...PORTALES...RATON...
SPRINGER...ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
402 PM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.NOW...
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
AND HIGHLANDS FOR THE REMAINDER THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING
HOURS. MOVEMENT IS TO THE NORTH NORTHEAST AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH.
THROUGH 600 PM MDT...MOSTLY SHOWERS WITH A FEW EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS
WILL IMPACT THE EXTREME NORTHEAST PLAINS INCLUDING CLAYTON.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL FAVOR WESTERN ROOSEVELT AND CURRY COUNTY AND
ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHERN
LINCOLN...CHAVES AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES.  SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS
WILL BE STRONG...PRODUCING SMALL HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF NICKELS...
POSSIBLY COVERING THE GROUND WITH A DEPTH OF SEVERAL INCHES. IN
ADDITION TO HAIL...LIGHTING AND LOCAL MODERATE TO HEAVY DOWNPOURS
WILL ACCOMPANY THIS ACTIVITY...WITH SOME TOTAL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS
RANGING FROM HALF AN INCH TO LOCALLY OVER AN INCH.

$$

NMZ501>509-050000-
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
402 PM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS...CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING AND SOME SMALL HAIL WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK NORTH
OVER WESTERN ZONES LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING HOURS.
THROUGH 600 PM MDT...THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL PRODUCE HAIL THAT
COVERS THE GROUND AS WELL AS LOCAL DOWNPOURS PRODUCING A QUICK
QUARTER OF AN INCH OF RAIN WITH RUNOFFS. THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE
FROM SANDOVAL COUNTY INTO RIO ARRIBA AND ANOTHER CLUSTER WILL MOVE
FROM EL MORRO TO THE GALLUP AREA.


$$

NMZ510>526-050000-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CARRIZOZO...CHAMA...CLINES CORNERS...ESPANOLA...
GRAN QUIVIRA...LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PECOS...
CERRO/QUESTA...RED RIVER...RUIDOSO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO...TAOS
402 PM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.NOW...
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO
THE EVENING HOURS ACROSS CENTRAL NEW MEXICO. MOVEMENT WILL BE TO THE
NORTH AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH. THROUGH 600 PM MDT...THUNDERSTORMS WILL
FAVOR THE AREA FROM THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY IN AND SOUTH OF
SOCORRO TO MOUNTAINAIR AND ESTANCIA. ADDITIONAL STORMS WILL
EXTEND FROM SOUTH OF SANTA FE TO SANTA FE AND NORTH TO TAOS AND ANGEL
FIRE. BRIEF MODERATE TO HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL RESULT IN A QUICK
QUARTER OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION...AND THE STRONGEST STORMS WILL
ALSO PRODUCE SMALL HAIL THAT COVERS THE GROUND.

$$

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