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Flash Flood Watch through midnight tonight

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Here's the late Friday update from the National Weather Service:

LASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS... JEMEZ MOUNTAINS... SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY... SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS... MAINLY OVER BURN SCARRED AREAS.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT

* MONSOON PATTERN WITH SIGNIFICANT INSTABILITY ACROSS THE REGION WILL ALLOW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING. THE COMBINATION OF ABUNDANT ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE AND SLOW STORM MOVEMENT WILL LEAD TO AN ELEVATED FLASH FLOOD RISK... ESPECIALLY OVER AREAS RECENTLY SCARRED BY WILDFIRES. RAIN RATES OF 1 TO 1.5 INCHES PER HOUR WILL BE COMMON WITH LOCALLY HIGHER RATES.

* FLASH FLOODING AND DEBRIS FLOWS WILL BE A PARTICULAR THREAT ON RECENT BURN SCARS WITH RAINFALL RATES OF THIS MAGNITUDE. THIS INCLUDES THE WHITEWATER BALDY... NEW MEXICO WALLOW... MILLER... LITTLE BEAR... WHITE... AND LOS CONCHAS BURN SCARS

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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