Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 17, 2019

Massive lake forms in Black Rock Desert after heavy rains: Will it impact Burning Man?

The San Francisco Chronicle reports

After a winter and spring marked by unusually potent weather, the site of the annual Burning Man festival has been replaced by a massive lake of water stretching more than 10 miles long.

Quinn Lake forms every year in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert and usually measures about a mile long but can be even smaller in droughts. This year, it spilled its banks and spread across the desert playa, running directly through the area where 70,000 festival-goers annually set up camp and display their artwork.

Read full story at Massive lake forms in Black Rock Desert after heavy rains: Will it impact Burning Man? – SFGate


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