Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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

NMZ528>540-042200-
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-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLOVIS...CONCHAS...ELK...
FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PICACHO...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...
ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
202 PM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.NOW...
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE EASTERN PLAINS
AND HIGHLANDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THROUGH 400 PM MDT...A
BROAD AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS CONTINUE TO MOVE TO THE
NORTH IMPACTING HARDING...NORTHERN QUAY AND UNION COUNTIES.  SOME
OF THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE STRONG...PRODUCING SMALL HAIL UP
TO THE SIZE OF NICKELS AND POSSIBLY COVERING THE GROUND WITH
A DEPTH OF SEVERAL INCHES. THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO MOVE INTO
LINCOLN...CHAVES AND ROOSEVELT COUNTIES FROM THE SOUTH...WHERE
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN PLACE.  IN ADDITION TO
HAIL...LIGHTING AND LOCAL MODERATE TO HEAVY DOWNPOURS WILL
ACCOMPANY THIS ACTIVITY.

$$

NMZ501>509-042200-
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
202 PM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.NOW...
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS...CLOUD TO
GROUND LIGHTNING AND SMALL HAIL WILL CONTINUE TO TRACK NORTH OVER
WESTERN ZONES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THROUGH 400 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. INTERSTATE 40 FROM THE ARIZONA BORDER TO THE LAGUNA AREA
WILL BE IMPACTED BY THIS ACTIVITY.


$$

NMZ510>527-042200-
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-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-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...CAPULIN...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
202 PM MDT MON MAY 4 2015

.NOW...
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE IN COVERAGE THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE NORTHERN HIGH
TERRAIN. MOVEMENT WILL BE TO THE NORTH AROUND 15 TO 20 MPH.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT MUCH OF THE AREA INCLUDING INTERSTATE 25
FROM SOUTH OF SOCORRO TO PECOS. BRIEF MODERATE TO HEAVY DOWNPOURS
WILL PRODUCE A QUICK QUARTER OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION...AND THE
STRONGEST STORMS WILL PRODUCE SMALL HAIL THAT COVERS THE GROUND.

$$

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