Flash flood watch issued

Freedom New Mexico

The National Weather Service in Albuquerque has issued a flash flood watch for Curry, Quay, De Baca and Roosevelt counties through Friday afternoon.

Moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Lowell will result in widespread showers and embedded thunderstorms across portions of the southeast and east central plains through Friday afternoon.

Rain amounts of 1 to 2 inches will be common, with some areas receiving as much as 3 or 4 inches of rain during the period.