Burning Man entry wait times reportedly hit 10 hours after dust storms forced organizers to close the gates

Burning Man dust stormJim Bourg/Reuters

  • Thousands of people arrived in Black Rock City, Nevada, over the weekend for Burning Man, which officially began on Sunday.
  • Dust storms caused dangerous driving conditions that day, prompting a three-hour closure of city gates.
  • Wait times peaked around 10 hours and were still six to seven hours-long on Monday morning.
  • During the closure, festival organizers told attendees to return to nearby Reno or stay put on the highway. 

Wait times to enter Black Rock City — the temporary city in Nevada where Burning Man is held every August — reportedly hit 10 hours on Sunday after dust storms caused dangerous driving conditions and prompted a three-hour closure of the gates, the Reno Gazette-Journal reported.

Most of the 70,000 Burning Man attendees went to the desert this past Sunday, when the festival officially began. 

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