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
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