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Nobody really knows how many people will travel to rural Nevada next month for the Storm Area 51 event, which they want to learn, well, something about the alleged UFO and alien creatures in the remote desert test area.
But leaders in the Second District of Nevada say that while there may seem to be enough space for thousands, perhaps the millions who visit UFO hunters in the region do not really have room for them – neither food nor water, not even toilets.
The Naye County Commissioners unanimously voted to declare a preventative emergency to prepare for the expected influx of visitors to Storm Area 51 events in nearby Lincoln County.
"Be prepared to have no cell service, no internet," said Commission President John Koenig, as local cell towers are not equipped to handle such a large volume of calls.
"There will probably be no water there will probably be no ice because everything will sell out, "he added." There will probably be no gas left at the gas station, no food, no pot to go. If you're coming, be prepared, because it probably won't be good. "
Local law enforcement is worried about blocked traffic and whether emergency responders will be able to do their jobs.
New Sheriff Captain David Boruchowitz said people didn't
Neighborhood leaders in neighboring Lincoln provisionally approved a similar declaration of emergency last week, citing the same concerns about their ability to receive thousands of visitors to the community. The county approved two events in small cities in X Iko and Rachel for Sept. 20-22.
In the city of Alamo, about 90 miles north of Las Vegas, Route 93 of the United States, local business owners are preparing for a visitor attack and traffic.
catastrophe these entire cities. It will kill us, "says Pam Broxon, a local Han owner." It will devastate us, but I'm as prepared as possible. "