Burning Man festival cancels first day

 LAS VEGAS -- The opening day of the Burning Man has been canceled due to weather.

According to the Twitter account for Burning Man, the event is closed until mid-day Tuesday due to rain and standing water. Burning Man is held in the Black Rock Desert.

Vehicles are being turned back at Wadsworth, Nevada, outside of Reno. Those traveling to the event are being advised to stay in Reno until the main gate re-opens.


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