“We will continue to closely monitor weather conditions as we assess the impact of Hurricane Ian on our properties,” the statement said. “While theme parks and many operating areas remain closed to guests today, we expect a change in weather conditions tonight. improve.”
Disney’s website Tickets to its four parks were still on sale Friday as of Thursday afternoon.
Hotels in the sprawling complex near Orlando opened to existing visitors on Thursday, but not new occupants. New guests are allowed in from 3pm on Fridays.
company warning online Dining options at its hotels will vary and “may be very limited in some cases.” Featured dining experiences are canceled on Thursday, and some hotels will remain closed until Friday.
Hotel guests – including Disney bloggers – post photo Characters in period costumes mingle with children in a hotel, watching comics on the TV in the lobby and “Serving” at the desk. And some videos show Clean up after a storm.
Hurricane Ian made landfall in southwest Florida on Wednesday as a severe Category 4 storm, causing “historic” damage to the state, according to reports. Governor Ron DeSantis (R). It reached central Florida as a weak Category 1 hurricane but still caused widespread flooding in Orange County, one of two counties spanned by Disney World.
County officials Say On Thursday, the area is likely to continue to see sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts of up to 50 mph. Tropical storm strong winds are expected to leave at 1 a.m. Friday. Rainfall in the county ranges from 8 to 12 inches, with up to 16 inches in some areas.
More than 2.6 million people were without power across the state on Thursday.
Orlando International Airport remained closed Thursday, it said in a statement renew On Twitter, all roads leading to the facility were closed due to flooding. Commercial operations are expected to restart sometime on Friday.
“Passengers are advised to contact their airline directly for information about their specific flight,” the update said.
Other theme parks in Florida remained closed Thursday, with some announced plans to reopen until Saturday. These include Busch Gardens in Tampa and SeaWorld in Orlando. Legoland in Winter Haven said it would extend its closure until Friday as workers “assess damage and clean up the storm.”
Universal Orlando Resort in its website It is expected to reopen on Friday “as conditions permit”.There is no official answer about photo On social media, it appears to show external damage to the Jurassic Park ride.
“As always, the safety of our guests and team members is our top priority,” Universal Orlando spokesman Alyson Sologaistoa said in an email Thursday. “With this in mind, we remain closed today as we follow our procedures and conduct a scrutiny of our entire destination at this time. Please stay tuned for any updates.”