Disney World Set to Reopen Tuesday After Direct Hit From #HurricaneIrma See list of Damages

The latest scoop on the Walt Disney World Resort!

Orlando took a direct hit from Hurricane Irma Sunday, but the “happiest place on Earth” is on track to reopen Tuesday.

Walt Disney World took a few hits, but managed to avoid the wrath many other Florida businesses experienced as the storm pummeled the state.

Disney reported the following damage Monday morning:

Animal Kingdom – lots of trees down, debris
Epcot – trees down and flooding
Disney’s All Star Resorts – several trees down
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – flooding in the lobby area, trees down
Disney’s Art of Animation – trees down
Disney’s Beach Club – tree debris
Disney’s Boardwalk – tree limbs down, debris
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – tree down, debris
Disney’s Contemporary Resort – 90 mph wind speeds recorded and transformers exploded near the resort, some trees down
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – leaky roofs
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – large trees downed, some longhouse roof damage
Disney’s Pop Century – trees down/uprooted, lots of tree debris
Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter – main building closed due to flooding, several downed trees, lots of tree debris, some pool fencing and light fixtures down
Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside – large trees down and uprooted
Disney’s Saratoga Springs – trees down, lots of debris
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – large pine tree down blocking bus entrance, trees down in parking lot
Disney’s Yacht Club – tree limbs down, debris
Officials told guests staying at the park during the storm to remain in their resorts during the cleanup effort.

The Parks closed Saturday night, with the intent to be reopen again on Tuesday, and that’s what we are seeing. Stay tuned to TMSM for more!

*Source, ABC News 10

Author: Michele

Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the book “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others.

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