Intense rains that began Saturday morning ad rescue crews busy in the afternoon as homeowners and motorists are coped with rising flash flood waters. The intersection of Routes 250 and 151 in the Albemarle County side of Afton was the scene of a Rockfish Valley Fire Dept. rescue of a family trapped in their house as it sat surrounded by water. In Greenfield, the river at Rt. 635 temporarily closed the road with cars turning around. Water over roads in nearby Nellysford also reported.
Around 6PM Saturday night Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks reported all of these roads closed. : Nelson Road Closures – Roseland Rd, Ennis Mtn Rd, Chapel Hollow Rd, Crabtree Falls Hwy, Rosemill Rd, Afton Mtn Rd, Glenthorne Loop. As of Sunday morning, many of the roads reopened to traffic, but some have been permanently closed awaiting repairs.