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Flash Flood Watch until 6 a.m. Sunday morning

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FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH AND CENTRAL NEW MEXICO... INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS... ALBUQUERQUE METRO AREA... CENTRAL HIGHLANDS... CHAVES COUNTY PLAINS... DE BACA COUNTY... EASTERN LINCOLN COUNTY... ESTANCIA VALLEY... GUADALUPE COUNTY... JEMEZ MOUNTAINS... LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY... NORTHEAST HIGHLANDS... SAN FRANCISCO RIVER VALLEY... SANDIA/MANZANO MOUNTAINS... SANTA FE METRO AREA... SOUTH CENTRAL HIGHLANDS... SOUTH CENTRAL MOUNTAINS... SOUTHWEST CHAVES COUNTY... SOUTHWEST MOUNTAINS... UPPER TULAROSA VALLEY... WEST CENTRAL HIGHLANDS AND WEST CENTRAL MOUNTAINS.

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* AN ACTIVE DAY FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT COMBINED WITH INCREASING ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE WILL PROVIDE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE WELL INTO THIS EVENING... WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL FILL ARROYOS AND DITCHES AND BLOCK LOW WATER CROSSINGS... AND IMPACT ROADS... UNDERPASSES... AND INTERSECTIONS IN TOWNS. RAINFALL OVER RECENT BURN AREAS MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING WITH RELATIVELY MODEST RAINFALL AMOUNTS.

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.

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