Burning Man Update: Dust Storm Strands Cars, Nearly Stops Effigy Burn!

Estimated 35-mph dust storm hit Saturday, nearly cancelling annual torching of a giant wooden effigy known as the Man

  • The vehicles were stranded in the desert, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
  • Event taking place in Black Rock City area of Nevada.
  • The arts, self-expression event started in California in mid-1980s.
  • Burning Man moved to the Black Rock City desert in 1998, according to records.