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Latest from Disney World Management

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

Hurricane Frances Blogging

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

I’m back

I’m back and I beat Hurricane Frances. Apparently she stopped for directions to Vero Beach. This means Disney World will be closed on Sunday as well (an official announcement has already been made) as we wait for her to come ashore and drop her 10 to 20 inches of rain on the state. As of… Read More »I’m back

Light Posting

As hinted, it’s my birthday today. So posting will be light. I hope to be back with the latest on Hurricane Frances this evening. Thanks for stopping by. In the meantime visit and and for updates on the Hurricane.

Disney World closed on my Birthday

Disney World has announced they will be closed on Saturday September 4th. The property will be limited to resort guests and hotel operations will be running on emergency level. All Theme Parks, Water Parks, Shows and Downtown Disney will be closed. Right now Cast Members are expected to report for duty on Sunday, but that… Read More »Disney World closed on my Birthday

Post Charley Report?

Jones said the structures at Disney, Epcot, MGM Studios and Animal Kingdom are “built so well. They are built to ‘the Epcot building code,’ which, in a nutshell, is better than or equal to any other building code out there.” As we look at the approach of Hurricane Frances, here’s a story on how well… Read More »Post Charley Report?

How not to act when a hurricane hits WDW

I will admit that when i was down there for Charley, I didn’t prepare like I should have. We didn’t go and get bottled water or any extra food at the store…I didn’t think it was going to be as bad. Being from the north, I had never been through anything like that before! As… Read More »How not to act when a hurricane hits WDW

Other Orlando Destinations

Looks like Mother Nature liked what she saw in Orlando so much last time, she’s booked a repeat visit. The Orlando Sentinel is reporting on the Orlando area tourist destination response to Hurricane Frances’ projected path. Lot’s of closures and some fiscal belt tightening is involved. Much work remains to be done today. Before Hurricane… Read More »Other Orlando Destinations