Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS Albuquerque, NM

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
104 PM MDT MON APR 27 2015

NMZ512>515-527-272100-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...PECOS...
CERRO/QUESTA...RED RIVER
104 PM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 3 PM...RAIN AND HIGH ELEVATION SNOW WILL CONTINUE AROUND THE
SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE SLOWLY ABOVE 9000
FEET. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BECOME LIMITED TO ELEVATED
SURFACES AND VEGETATION. VISIBILITIES MAY OCCASIONALLY BE REDUCED TO
LESS THAN ONE MILE IN SNOW AND FOG THROUGH MOUNTAIN PASSES AND ON
HIGHER PEAKS.

$$

NMZ523-528>538-272100-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-CURRY COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-QUAY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-
UNION COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAYTON...CLINES CORNERS...CLOVIS...
CONCHAS...FORT SUMNER...LAS VEGAS...PORTALES...RATON...SPRINGER...
ROSWELL...ROY...SANTA ROSA...TUCUMCARI
104 PM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 3 PM MDT...AREAS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS MUCH OF EASTERN NEW MEXICO. AMOUNTS DURING THIS TIME PERIOD
WILL AVERAGE UNDER ONE TENTH OF AN INCH...BUT LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS
TO NEAR THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH AROUND QUAY COUNTY. PONDING OF WATER
ON ROADWAYS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN FOG CAN BE EXPECTED.

$$

NMZ504-506>508-511-518>522-524>526-539-540-272100-
ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALBUQUERQUE...LOS LUNAS...RIO RANCHO...
CARRIZOZO...CUBA...EL MORRO...ELK...GRAN QUIVIRA...GRANTS...
LOS ALAMOS...MORIARTY/ESTANCIA...PICACHO...QUEMADO...RUIDOSO...
SANDIA PARK/CEDAR CREST...TIJERAS...SANTA FE...SOCORRO
104 PM MDT MON APR 27 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 3 PM...THE COVERAGE OF SHOWERS WILL INCREASE OVER CENTRAL
AND WESTERN NEW MEXICO. THIS ACTIVITY WILL MOVE SOUTHWEST OFF THE
HIGH TERRAIN INTO NEARBY LOWER TERRAIN...INCLUDING THE RIO GRANDE
VALLEY. THESE SHOWERS WILL PRODUCE ONLY LIGHT RAINFALL AMOUNTS AND
BRIEF GUSTY WINDS. A FEW FAVORED AREAS INCLUDE HIGHWAY 60 FROM ABO
PASS TO BERNARDO AND ALONG INTERSTATE 40 BETWEEN GRANTS AND LAGUNA
PUEBLO...AND AROUND MADRID AND JEMEZ PUEBLO.

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