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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
559 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

NMZ501>540-221200-
NORTHWEST PLATEAU-CHUSKA MOUNTAINS-FAR NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-WEST CENTRAL PLATEAU-WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-
WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS-
SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-SANTA FE METRO AREA-ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA-
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS-ESTANCIA VALLEY-
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS-UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY-
SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS-RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-UNION COUNTY-
HARDING COUNTY-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
QUAY COUNTY-CURRY COUNTY-ROOSEVELT COUNTY-DE BACA COUNTY-
CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS-EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
559 AM MDT SUN SEP 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTH AND CENTRAL
NEW MEXICO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT
PATCHY DENSE FOG WILL BE ENCOUNTERED NEAR AND EAST OF THE CENTRAL
MOUNTAIN CHAIN EARLY THIS MORNING. IMPACTED AREAS INCLUDE BUT ARE
NOT LIMITED TO LAS VEGAS...MORIARTY....EDGEWOOD...CLINES CORNERS...
TUCUMCARI...CLOVIS...ROSWELL AND RUIDOSO. SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS
THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT. STORM
MOTIONS WILL BE SLOW AND RAINFALL COULD BECOME HEAVY. THIS MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED AREAS OF FLASH FLOODING... ESPECIALLY FOR AREAS
THAT HAVE RECENTLY RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN AS WELL AS OVER AND NEAR
RECENT AND OLDER BURN SCARS. ISOLATED LOCATIONS MAY RECEIVE UP TO
2 INCHES OF RAINFALL. A FEW STORMS MAY ALSO PRODUCE SMALL HAIL AND
WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY...FOCUSED
FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO AS WELL AS AREAS EAST OF
THE CENTRAL MOUNTAIN CHAIN. RAINFALL COULD BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES
WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR AT LEAST LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING. A FEW STORMS
MAY ALSO PRODUCE SMALL HAIL AND WIND GUSTS TO 50 MPH AREAWIDE.
FEWER STORMS AND A DRIER PATTERN WILL TAKE HOLD BY TUESDAY INTO
WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL AMOUNTS...HAIL AND ANY
FLOODING THROUGH THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE WEB SITE
AT WEATHER.GOV/ABQ OR BY CALLING 1.888.386.7637.

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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
208 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

NMZ501>509-220930-
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
208 AM MDT MON SEP 22 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS...SOME WITH THUNDER...WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. SHOWERS IN
SAN JUAN COUNTY WILL MOVE TOWARD SHIPROCK...LA PLATA...FRUITLAND...
FARMINGTON...AND ACROSS STATE ROADS 170 AND 574. MORE SHOWERS WILL
MOVE ACROSS HIGHWAY 550 TOWARD ANGEL PEAK RECREATION AREA...AND ON
TOWARD NAVAJO LAKE STATE PARK. SHOWERS CROSSING WESTERN MCKINLEY
COUNTY WILL MOVE TOWARD GALLUP...TWIN LAKES...MEXICAN SPRINGS...
TOHATCHI..COYOTE CANYON...STANDING ROCK...CHURCH ROCK...FORT
WINGATE...AND ACROSS INTERSTATE 40 AND HIGHWAY 491. SHOWERS ACROSS
SOUTHERN CATRON COUNTY WILL MOVE ACROSS RESERVE...APACHE CREEK...
ARAGON...OLD HORSE SPRINGS...BEAVERHEAD...DUSTY...AND ACROSS
HIGHWAY 180 AND STATE ROAD 12. EXPECT SOME LIGHTNING AND RAINFALL UP
TO SEVERAL TENTHS OF AN INCH ALONG WITH LOCALLY POOR VISIBILITY IN
HEAVIER SHOWERS. ELSEWHERE...EXPECT OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND
RAINFALL UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OVERNIGHT.

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