Severe weather expected for the Central Florida theme park areas including Walt Disney World on Thursday

Oct 26, 2021 in "Severe Weather impacts to Walt Disney World"

Posted: Tuesday October 26, 2021 12:35pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The National Weather Center in Melbourne Florida is forecasting strong to severe storms for Central Florida on Thursday October 28 2021.

A strong cold front is sweeping across the region and will bring damaging winds with guests up to 60mph, one or two tornadoes and heavy rain beginning early Thursday morning through the afternoon. 

The cold front will bring cooler weather on Friday, with highs dropping from the mid 80's to mid 70's for the weekend.

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larryzOct 29, 2021

The one time I was in the parks during a Tornado Watch -- that turned into a warning -- the cast said absolutely nothing about it. In fact, they happily trammed us out into the middle of the DHS parking lot and let us slog thru tropical-storm-like rain and wind out to our car. Needless to say, we were soaked. We drove back to Tampa with the heater and A/C both on full blast, and were almost dry (except for those areas where the HVAC couldn't reach, of course) by the time we got home.

KramericaOct 29, 2021

Ended up being a big nothing burger here in Haines city!

dreday3Oct 28, 2021

Got them! Severe weather should be over by 6 hopefully.

RoadiJeffOct 28, 2021

Bring your rain ponchos.

DCBakerOct 28, 2021

Orange County was just added to the watch.

dreday3Oct 28, 2021

We are hanging at hotel and heading to DHS by 5 or 6. Last night, we're going rain or shine! 😂

JohnDOct 28, 2021

Looks like we got lucky in the Panhandle. Good luck!

RoadiJeffOct 28, 2021

Yes, it is.

wdwmagicOct 28, 2021

It’s coming

vikescaperOct 28, 2021

I hope everybody in FL stays safe today! The weather will be rough for a bit but at least we will have nice weather on the other side!

DznyGrlSDOct 28, 2021

Tornado watch just issued for just west of Disney. If you are in the parks today - please LISTEN to cast if the weather turns

mikeymouseOct 28, 2021

Florida has the BEST thunderstorms!

ImperfectPixieOct 28, 2021

Dollar store. :)

LilofanOct 27, 2021

For the budget minded, use a clear trash bag and punch some holes in it for your head and arms.