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Tropical Storm Nicole now expected to affect Walt Disney World

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Tropical Storm Nicole now expected to affect Walt Disney World
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New updates are now in place for Tropical Storm Nicole. Find out what this means for guests at Walt Disney World.

Disney Storm Preparations

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In September, Walt Disney World was greatly affected by Hurricane Ian. Walt Disney World closed for two days as Hurricane Ian made its course toward the Walt Disney World Resort. There was a phased reopening for the Disney Parks and some attractions had delayed reopenings due to possible complications from the storm.

Hurricane season extends through November, and we were hopeful that the turbulent weather was behind us. Last Friday, we shared that a new Tropical Storm was forming. Let’s check out the newest update for Tropical Storm Nicole.

Tropical Storm Nicole

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The National Weather Center announced at 5:00 am on November 7, 20222 that, “Nicole is forecast to be a large storm, and regardless of its exact path, widespread impacts from a prolonged period of coastal flooding and tropical-storm-force winds.”

“Nicole is forecast to be a large storm, and regardless of its exact path, widespread impacts from a prolonged period of coastal flooding and tropical-storm-force winds.”

Nicole could be at or near hurricane strength when it moves near the northwestern Bahamas and the east coast of Florida Wednesday and Thursday, bringing the potential for a dangerous storm surge, damaging winds, and heavy rainfall to a portion of those areas.”

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Currently, a Tropical Storm watch is in place for the northwestern Bahamas. By the end of today, additional storm watches may be in place for other parts of the Bahamas and the coast of Florida.

At this time high winds of 25-40 mph and heavy rainfall are predicted this Wednesday and Thursday. Walt Disney World has not made an official announcement or altered operational plans at this time.

At this time high winds of 25-40 mph and heavy rainfall are predicted this Wednesday and Thursday.

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