Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
850 PM MDT SAT MAY 2 2015

NMZ501>504-510>518-030400-
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-NORTHWEST PLATEAU-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CHAMA...CUBA...DULCE...
ESPANOLA...FARMINGTON...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...CERRO/QUESTA...
RED RIVER...SANTA FE...TAOS
850 PM MDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 PM...VERY ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY TRACK
TOWARD THE EAST-NORTHEAST AT AROUND 10 MPH OVER NORTH CENTRAL AND
NORTHWEST NEW MEXICO. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL VARY FROM A TRACE
TO PERHAPS A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH WITH THE BETTER DEVELOPED
SHOWER CORES. MOST OF THE ACTIVITY CONCENTRATED FROM THE LINDRITH...
CUBA AND CHACO CANYON AREAS SOUTH AND WEST. BRIEF GUSTY WINDS UP TO
40 MPH ARE LIKELY TO ACCOMPANY ANY OF THE PASSING SHOWERS.

$$

NMZ505>509-519>524-030400-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CLINES CORNERS...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRAN QUIVIRA...
GRANTS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...QUEMADO...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...
TIJERAS...SOCORRO
850 PM MDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 PM...HIT AND MISS SHOWERS PRODUCING LIGHT RAINFALL AMOUNTS
WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY TRACK TOWARD THE NORTHEAST OVER PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST NEW MEXICO.  THE SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL BE
CONCENTRATED ALONG THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY TO INCLUDE SOCORRO...
BOSQUE DEL APACHE...EXTENDING WEST TO DUSTY...THE VERY LARGE AREA
AND THE  UPPER GILA REGION. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL VARY FROM A TRACE
TO PERHAPS AS MUCH AS A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH. BRIEF GUSTY WINDS
UP TO 40 MPH ARE LIKELY TO ACCOMPANY ANY OF THE PASSING SHOWERS

$$

NMZ527>537-030400-
CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-
NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
ROOSEVELT COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...
FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...ROY...
SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
850 PM MDT SAT MAY 2 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 10 PM...A FEW SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A WEAKENING THUNDERSTORM
WILL LINGER ACROSS EAST CENTRAL NEW MEXICO MAINLY NEAR THE CAPROCK
BETWEEN FORT SUMNER...HOUSE...AND RAGLAND. MOVEMENT WILL BE TOWARD
THE EAST-NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.  OVERALL...THE COVERAGE OF
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO QUICKLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE MIDDLE AND
LATE PART OF THE EVENING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL VARY BETWEEN A FEW
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH UP TO PERHAPS A QUICK ONE QUARTER INCH WITH
ANY PASSING THUNDERSTORM.

$$

KJ



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