Burning Man: Gates to reopen at 6 a.m.

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Updated: 8/25 10:16 pm
UPDATE: 10:13 p.m.
BLACK ROCK CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Burning Man has scheduled a time to reopen the grounds in the Black Rock Desert.

According to the Burning Man Twitter account, the city and roads will reopen at 6 a.m. on Tuesday.


UPDATE: 1:57 p.m., 8/25/14

BLACK ROCK CITY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- An update on the Playa has just come over Burning Man's twitter feed: "BRC is closed until midday Tuesday due to rain and standing water. At the request of organizers, law enforcement is turning cars back."


RENO, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- According to the official Burning Man Twitter feed, Burning Man is temporarily closed due to weather and the event is asking participants to stay in Reno until the gate has reopened.

Nevada Highway Patrol dispatch says traffic is backed up on 447.  Burning Man's twitter feed reads, "BRC is closed thru tonight & possibly into tomorrow a.m. Cars being turned back @ Wadsworth. Cars also being turned around @ event entrance."
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Localyoocal - 8/26/2014 3:56 PM
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Go about 45 miles East of Fallon on Highway 50. There's a nice open area the Navy will let you use for a few days. Because apparently there's no intelligent life present at this Burning Moron Celebration. Just a bunch of dopers out in the desert wasting taxpayers money to clean up after them.

sierra11 - 8/25/2014 3:51 PM
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Hey how about some naked mud wrestling? Women only of course! If this starts happening could someone let me know? I wouldn't want to miss that!

sierra11 - 8/25/2014 3:40 PM
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Just park on the side of the damn road till they open the gates! Where are 30 to 40,000 people suppose to go in that area..........nowhere! Maybe BRUNO will take some in one of his lots for $500 a night, what a gouger! No contingency has been made so open the damn gates and let them in! Getting stuck and dealing with the mud should only make this the best year ever at burning man! These folk's want a life experience, hell, let em!

Embarrassing - 8/25/2014 3:16 PM
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What an embarrassing and ignorant news clip for Reno Residents. The comments on this story should include that those in Reno and the News station feel for the participants who have spent money in the Reno area already and are unfortunately not allowed to enter the event they have visited the area for. In my opinion, the unfortunate event (Weather) should not be celebrated, as the female news anchor alludes to by motioning “Making Money”. The news anchor shows no sympathy for the Thousands who are now changing plans and trying to overcome the bad luck. The male anchor then goes on to make an ignorant comment that the participants will have to sit around and do what “Burning People” do…….. The anchors obviously have no idea what the event is and how many local residents attend.

buacl - 8/25/2014 12:09 PM
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Rain and muddy roads have led to the closure of Burning Man at least through Monday. (I had to get this from another local news station.)

buacl - 8/25/2014 12:01 PM
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What weather? Is it windy? Why no weather details?
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