WEATHER WATCH
Toxic algae bloom shuts down Pyramid Lake to all residents
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Pyramid Lake is currently experiencing a toxic algae bloom. 

According to officials, water samples reported from July 22, show cyanotoxin toxic levels that may cause harm to humans and pets. 

As a result of the toxic bloom, all beaches are shut down to residents until further notice. 

You are urged to stay out of the water until further notice. People can experience skin rashes, eye irritation, diarrhea and vomiting if exposed to the algae. Animals can suffer from convulsions or even die if in contact with the water.

Pyramid Lake has been shut down to outside visitors since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. 


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