Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
430 PM MDT WED APR 15 2015

NMZ534>538-160030-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-QUAY COUNTY-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLOVIS...FORT SUMNER...PORTALES...
ROSWELL...TUCUMCARI
430 PM MDT WED APR 15 2015

.NOW...
ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DOTTING THE LANDSCAPE OF EAST
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO WILL MOVE TOWARD THE NORTHEAST AT
AROUND 30 MPH.  THE BETTER DEVELOPED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PASS
BETWEEN FORREST AND BROADVIEW...AND NEAR RANCHVALE. THUNDERSTORMS
MAY BRIEFLY STRENGTHEN AS THEY NEAR THE TEXAS STATE LINE. STRONG WIND
GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH ARE LIKELY WITH BRIEF DOWNPOURS AND SMALL
HAIL.

$$

NMZ506>508-518>524-529-532-533-160030-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
ESTANCIA VALLEY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CLINES CORNERS...CONCHAS...EL MORRO...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...
LAS VEGAS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...QUEMADO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SANTA ROSA...SOCORRO
430 PM MDT WED APR 15 2015

.NOW...
MOSTLY VIRGA SHOWERS OR SPRINKLES WILL REMAIN FAIRLY WIDESPREAD OVER
CENTRAL AND PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO.  THE STRONGER SHOWERS
WILL BE FOUND NEAR AND EAST OF THE MANZANO MOUNTAINS WHERE A FEW
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES HAVE BEEN OBSERVED.   THE
CONVECTIVE SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL MOVE TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST AT
AROUND 30 MPH. THEY WILL PRODUCE VERY LITTLE IF ANY MEASURABLE
RAINFALL BUT WIND GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH IF NOT HIGHER WILL BE POSSIBLE
ALONG WITH LOCALIZED BLOWING DUST.

$$

KJ



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