A report from the National Weather Service details just how much rain Walt Disney World received from Hurricane Ian as it passed through the area late yesterday and today. While wind speeds seem to have been relatively low given how strong of a storm Hurricane Ian was, rainfall totals are significant.
The National Weather Service has multiple rainfall reporting stations at Walt Disney World, and one of the stations recorded more than 12″ of rain. Here’s a look at the totals for the Walt Disney World stations as of 10:15am this morning:
- Magic Kingdom: 12.13″
- S MGM Studios: 11.46″
- WNW Magic Kingdom: 9.57″
- SW MGM Studios: 8.84″
- SE MGM Studios: 4.64″
Crews will be assessing the damage to the theme parks and hotels today. As of 1pm, Disney World is still scheduled to reopen tomorrow, September 30th according to statements by Disney. Initial reports on social media show sporadic landscape damage at the resorts as well as some flooding.
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