PHOTOS: Walt Disney World Hurricane Preparations Underway at Dorian Dubbed "Biggest Since Andrew Hurricane" by Forecasters


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We've been following Hurricane Dorian since it has been a tropical Storm, but since then, things have taken a turn for the worst. In our latest Dorian update, forecasters warned of an imminent central Florida impact as Hurricane Dorian intensified to a Category 2 hurricane. Hurricane is slowly getting under way, it will intensify to a Category 3 just before landfall.

Latest updates from the National Hurricane Center

As far as it goes to Orlando and Walt Disney World, according to the Orlando Sentinel, the storm is making its way down the coast of West Palm Beach on the morning of a dangerously strong Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph and gusts up to 160 mph.

The storm would then move inland and slowly make its way to Central Florida. It's projected to move right over downtown Orlando by Wednesday morning as a Category 1 storm with winds of 75 mph and gusts up to 90 mph.

Over at Walt Disney World, preparations are already underway at various parks:

Magic Kingdom

At the entrance to the Magic Kingdom, they have been working on the world as they walk around the world.

Over by Circus Storybook, all of the circus banners have been tied up with zip ties.

At TRON Lightcycle Run, the recent light-up show has been removed. It can definitely fly off in 140+ mph winds, that's for sure.

At the Liberty Square Market, the seating area has recently been reduced to allow for better air flow.


At Epcot, we saw workers schlepping umbrellas at The Odyssey pavilion for storage ahead of the storm.

Over at the China Pavilion, banners have been taken down.

You can check for any further updates for Hurricane Dorian from the National Hurricane Center here, and read up on Walt Disney World's hurricane policy here.

While Walt Disney World's Hurricane Policy states that Hurricane Watch or Warning must be waived, it appears that Disney Vacation Club is already extending that weekend to a few days ago. Walt Disney World Resort Resorts. Just be prepared for a long time when you call in. Wait times as reported, so do be patient.

Please be safe there, readers! We'll be posting updates as well as other official announcements.

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