Tornado Watch issued for the Walt Disney World theme park areas

18 days ago in "Severe Weather impacts to Walt Disney World"

Posted: Wednesday April 3, 2024 10:47am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the Walt Disney World theme park areas until 5 pm, April 3, 2024.

Damaging wind gusts are the primary hazard today, with a 15% risk for wind gusts of 60 to 70 mph. Additionally, hail up to 1" diameter (quarter-sized), frequent lightning strikes, moderate to heavy rainfall, and tornados are possible.

A weather watch is a precautionary alert that advises of the potential for hazardous weather conditions, while a weather warning is a more urgent notification that dangerous weather is imminent or already happening.

Disney has yet to make any operational changes at Walt Disney World, and all parks are currently planned to operate normally.

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Brian18 days ago

More like WindCOT, am I right?

wdrive18 days ago

Jay & Sue18 days ago

About 5 minutes of rain here on the west doorstep of Disney but nothing serious.

jeanericuser00118 days ago

Driving in some spots heading south is a little scary as the sand has picked up to some degree that you get a little mini sand storm when heading south towards lakeland. I was expecting to be driving through a rain storm but instead of a sandstorm.