Burning Man The mud is stuck. The annual weeklong event The Nevada desert, once a favorite of Silicon Valley elites and favored by the media, has been hit this year with a blizzard. rainSome 70,000 attendees will be attending the event. told by organizers The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us: “conserve food, water, and fuel, and shelter in a warm, safe space.”

It is important to note that the word “you” means “you”. event The event is held in Black Rock City every summer, a temporary city erected about two-hours outside Reno. Its Website describes Black Rock City as being “dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance.”  

“Do not travel to Black Rock City!” Read the statement of the organizers posted Saturday, September X “Access to the city is closed for the remainder of the event, and you will be turned around.” 

“For anyone in BRC, help each other stay safe,” Reads a X-post from late Friday. “The gate and airport in and out of Black Rock City remain closed. Ingress and egress are halted for the time being.”

On social media, attendees have dubbed this year’s event “Raining Man 2023” The following are some examples of how to get started: “Trench Foot 2023.” One TikTok video Showing tents and camps that have been ruined by the rain Includes text reading “Burning Man is under water. The end of a dream!” One image shows people standing in line to get breakfast. in thick mud.

TikTok in another version videoA broadcaster for Burning Man Information Radio can be heard saying: “Do not drive your vehicle. Do not ride your bike. Do not push your bike around. Remain where you are. Secure structures and belongings in your camp. Don’t operate generators or other electrically-powered instruments that are standing in water. Cover or secure anything electrical. Check on your camp-mates and neighbors to make sure they’re okay and help them as needed, and take advantage of a moment of calm to connect with camp-mates and hunker down. Stay safe out there, Black Rock City.”

The National Weather Service says that thunderstorms and showers are likely to occur in the next few days. expected to continue Saturday night and Sunday before sunny weather returns on Monday—the last day of the event. 

It is important to note that the word “you” means “you”. event Site says “Burning Man is not a festival! It’s a city wherein almost everything that happens is created entirely by its citizens, who are active participants in the experience.”

This year, it’s the mud created entirely by nature that will likely be most remembered.

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