FLOOD STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 600 AM EDT TUE APR 18 2000 ...FLOOD WATCH FOR MUCH OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA HAS BEEN CANCELLED... THE FLOOD WATCH...ISSUED EARLIER FOR MUCH OF SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL VIRGINIA...HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE HEAVIER RAINS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE AREA. ALTHOUGH SHOWERS WILL REMAIN SCATTERED ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...THEY ARE NOT EXPECTED TO PRODUCE ENOUGH RAINFALL TO JUSTIFY CONTINUING THE WATCH. $$ REILLY
The Flood Statement provides updated information on a previously issued Flood Warning or Watch. Also, Flood Statements can be used to provide information on heavy rain events which do not meet warning criteria, yet are still significant.