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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
725 PM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

NMZ510>518-527>532-020300-
EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-EASTERN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY-
FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-HARDING COUNTY-JEMEZ MOUNTAINS-
LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY-NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER-
RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA-SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SANTA FE METRO AREA-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTOS ABOVE 9500 FEET-UNION COUNTY-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY-WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANGEL FIRE...MORA...CAPULIN...CHAMA...
CLAYTON...CONCHAS...ESPANOLA...LAS VEGAS...LOS ALAMOS...PECOS...
CERRO/QUESTA...RATON...SPRINGER...RED RIVER...ROY...SANTA FE...TAOS
725 PM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

.NOW...
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE EVENING. STORMS
IN SOUTHERN TAOS COUNTY WILL MOVE ACROSS PILAR...RINCONADA...
PICURIS PUEBLO...CHAMISAL...PENCASCO...RODARTE...AND LLANO LARGO.
STORMS CROSSING INTO NORTHERN SANDOVAL COUNTY WILL MOVE ACROSS STATE
ROAD 96 TOWARD GALLINA...REGINA...COYOTE...VALLES CALDERA NATIONAL
PRESERVE...LOS ALAMOS...WHITE ROCK...BANDELIER NATIONAL MONUMENT...
SAN ILDEFONSO PUEBLO...AND SANTA CLARA PUEBLO. STORMS IN SOUTHEAST
RIO ARRIBA COUNTY WILL DRIFT TOWARD EL RITO...LAS PLACITAS...
EMBUDO...AND VELARDE. A BROAD AREA OF SHOWERS BLANKETS WESTERN
COLFAX COUNTY...AND WILL MOVE ACROSS UTE PARK...ANGEL FIRE...AGUA
FIRE...CIMARRON...PHILMONT SCOUT RANCH...AND VERMEJO PARK. STORMS
IN SAN MIGUEL COUNTY WILL MOVE ACROSS LAS VEGAS...ALONG HIGHWAY 84
NEAR VILLANUEVA STATE PARK...TREMENTINA...VARIADERO...AND CONCHAS
LAKE STATE PARK. MORE SHOWERS OVER WESTERN HARDING COUNTY WILL MOVE
TOWARD MILLS CANYON...CHICOSA LAKE STATE PARK...ROY...AND STATE
ROAD 39. SHOWERS IN EASTERN COLFAX COUNTY AND WESTERN UNION COUNTY
WILL MOVE ACROSS GRENVILLE...MOUNT DORA...FARLEY...GLADSTONE...
ABBOTT...AND ACROSS HIGHWAYS 56 AND 412. EXPECT LIGHTNING AND
RAINFALL OF SEVERAL TENTHS OF AN INCH ALONG WITH SOME HAIL AND GUSTS
TO 35 MPH AS THESE SHOWERS MOVE THROUGH. DOWNPOURS WILL FILL ARROYOS
AND DITCHES AND BLOCK LOW WATER CROSSINGS. ELSEWHERE...EXPECT
OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING AND RAINFALL UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH IN SHOWERS
THROUGH THE EVENING.

$$

SHY





Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
649 PM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

NMZ504-506>529-533-539-540-021200-
/O.CON.KABQ.FF.A.0009.000000T0000Z-140802T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS-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-GUADALUPE COUNTY-
EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY-SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY-
649 PM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM MDT SATURDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA...CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...
  EAST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS...EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY...
  ESTANCIA VALLEY...FAR NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...GUADALUPE COUNTY...
  JEMEZ MOUNTAINS...LOWER CHAMA RIVER VALLEY...LOWER RIO GRANDE
  VALLEY...NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS...NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO
  MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET/RED RIVER...NORTHWEST HIGHLANDS...
  RATON RIDGE/JOHNSON MESA...SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY...SAN JUAN
  MOUNTAINS...SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS...SANTA FE METRO AREA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...SOUTHERN
  SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 9500 FEET...SOUTHWEST CHAVES
  COUNTY...SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS...UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY...UPPER
  TULAROSA VALLEY...WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS...WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
  AND WEST SLOPES SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS.

* UNTIL 6 AM MDT SATURDAY

* ABUNDANT MOISTURE IS IN PLACE OVER MUCH OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
  NEW MEXICO...AND A WEAK DISTURBANCE ALOFT WILL BE ENTERING
  NORTHERN PARTS OF THE STATE THROUGH THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
  IN ADDITION...STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE VERY SLOWLY THROUGH
  EARLY MORNING...AND THIS SCENARIO WILL LEAD TO A HEIGHTENED
  RISK FOR FLASH FLOODING. WITH ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN PLACE SOME OF
  THE STRONGER STORMS WILL LIKELY PRODUCE TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS
  WITH RAIN AT RATES NEAR 1 INCH IN JUST A HALF HOUR.

* LOCATIONS WHERE THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENT
  RAINFALL WILL BE FAVORED FOR FLASH FLOODING. OTHER VULNERABLE
  LOCATIONS WILL INCLUDE STEEP TERRAIN...URBAN AREAS AND BURN
  SCARS. KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE ON ARROYOS AND SMALL STREAMS...AND
  STAY OUT OF FLOODED LOW WATER CROSSINGS. MONITOR THE LATEST
  FORECASTS CLOSELY AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION IF A
  WARNING OR ADVISORY IS ISSUED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH
FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

SHY









Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBUQUERQUE NM
602 AM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

NMZ501>540-021200-
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-
602 AM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A SLOW MOVING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL INTERACT WITH ABUNDANT
MOISTURE TO PRODUCE A BETTER RISK OF FLASH FLOODING THIS AFTERNOON
AND TONIGHT THAN NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO HAS SEEN IN THE
PAST FEW DAYS. THE GREATEST RISK WILL BE ALONG THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE AND EASTWARD TO THE WESTERN HIGH PLAINS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

A VERY MOIST ATMOSPHERE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.
MUCH OF THE ENERGY FROM THE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE THAT PASSES
SOUTH AND SOUTHEASTWARD INTO NEW MEXICO TODAY AND TONIGHT SHOULD
SHIFT WESTWARD OVER SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE FORECAST AREA SATURDAY
BRINGING THE BEST CHANCE OF HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING TO THE
SOUTHERN TIER OF MOUNTAINS AND LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY. THE BEST
POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING SHOULD THEN FAVOR THE CONTINENTAL
DIVIDE REGION TO THE ARIZONA BORDER SUNDAY AND MONDAY AS A SLOW
MOVING SUBTROPICAL WAVE MIGRATES NORTHWARD WEST OF NEW
MEXICO...THEN EASTWARD NORTH OF NEW MEXICO...STEERING A ROBUST
MONSOON MOISTURE PLUME OVERHEAD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAINFALL AMOUNTS 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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