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
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
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
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
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
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