Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
132 PM MDT FRI MAY 1 2015

NMZ513>515-521>523-527>533-012200-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
GUADALUPE COUNTY-HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CLAYTON...
CLINES CORNERS...CONCHAS...LAS VEGAS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...RATON...
SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...
SANTA ROSA
132 PM MDT FRI MAY 1 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 4 PM MDT...SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL
CONTINUE TO DEVELOP ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF THE SANGRE DE CRISTO
MOUNTAINS SOUTH TO THE SANDIA AND MANZANO MOUNTAINS...THEN MOVE
EAST AT 15 MPH OVER ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AND PLAINS. EXPECT LIGHT
RAIN...WITH OCCASIONAL MODERATE DOWNPOURS TO PRODUCE AMOUNTS
RANGING FROM A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH UP TO NEAR ONE QUARTER
INCH. IN ADDITION...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING...WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH AND
PEA TO ONE HALF INCH SIZE HAIL ARE LIKELY WITH THE THUNDERSTORMS.
HAIL MAY ACCUMULATE TO SEVERAL INCHES DEEP ALONG THE EAST SLOPES OF
THE SANGRE DE CRISTOS...THE RATON RIDGE AND THE NORTHEAST
HIGHLANDS.

$$

NMZ505>509-012200-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...EL MORRO...GALLUP...GLENWOOD...GRANTS...
QUEMADO
132 PM MDT FRI MAY 1 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 4 PM MDT...ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DEVELOP
OVER THE SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS THEN MOVE SLOWLY EAST
OR NORTHEAST OVER ADJACENT HIGHLANDS AND VALLEYS. RAINFALL WILL BE
LIGHT...WITH AMOUNTS GENERALLY LESS THAN ONE TENTH OF AN INCH.
HOWEVER...OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH ARE
LIKELY WITH THE THUNDERSTORMS. STRONG WIND GUSTS MAY CREATED
LOCALIZED AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WITH REDUCED VISIBILITY.

$$

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