From Allearsnet and WDWmagic here’s the official word from Disney: Walt Disney World Resort safely withstood Hurricane Frances and maintained power throughout the storm. After a visual inspection of the entire property, we discovered only minor roof damage to a single backstage structure and minimal horticultural damage. We will open the following theme parks and… Read More »Official Disney World Word
Is the future of the Walt Disney Company post Michael Eisner coming clearer? Michael thinks so and has told the board that he supports Bob Iger to be his successor. This is important because the Disney Board of Directors has some decisions to make shortly regarding another contract for Iger. Iger would like some wording… Read More »Post Eisner Coming Clearer?
Some rumors about the parks at Disney World and how fast they’ll recover from Hurricane Frances. Although MSNBC is running a ticker saying that Disney World will open on Monday, the feeling is that it might be a late opening and Animal Kingdom might stay closed an extra day again. The parks again avoided a… Read More »A couple of WDW rumors
As of 7:25PM Eastern the weather station at the Swan and Dolphin is reporting gust of 64MPH and over Two feet of rain. Friends who live near by confirm that the rain has been torrential, so I don’t doubt the measurements.
One thing I’m noticing is that the ad buys on Google Adwords is that suddenly all the Orlando based Attraction advertisers who were buying the Disney World keywords have been outbid by their cousins on the west coast. Perhaps thinking that readers will be more interested in a trip to Disneyland at this moment than… Read More »Westerly Indicators
As of 11:35 AM Sunday September 5th, these wore the conditions at the WDW Swan and Dolphin Weather station. Looks like almost 10 inches of rainfall in a 24 hour period. People might floating away soon. Update: It’s now 11:50 and the rain gauge reports another inch of rain at the weather station. In downtown… Read More »Frances Blogging II
Saturday, September 4, 2004 – 6:00 p.m. Based on information from the National Weather Service and consultation with emergency preparedness officials, Walt Disney World theme parks will be closed on Sunday, September 5. We anticipate returning to a normal operating schedule on Monday, September 6. Additional schedule announcements will be made as updated information becomes… Read More »Latest from Disney World Management
If you’re interested in the nitty gritty of the Hurricane generated weather, then the WeatherBug Blog is for you. Their storm chaser blog has a post on Disney’s readiness for Hurricane Frances. The safety shelter for Disney employees is their Casting Center where employees go for wardrobe and where employee communications is housed. This structure… Read More »Hurricane Frances Blogging