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Travel It's so cold in Florida that Disney World's water park, other Orlando parks are closing

14:30  22 january  2020
14:30  22 january  2020 Source:   floridatoday.com

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It ' s so cold in Florida that Disney World water park and other Orlando parks are closing . Disney ' s Blizzard Beach Water Park is also closed . On the whole, the Southeast had been experiencing a warmer winter, according to AccuWeather.

While Orlando water parks will sometimes close early on cold days if attendance levels are far below normal, it ' s very uncommon that the parks would As of today, the other parks have not announced any further closings , and water rides within the parks (like Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom or the

Heads up if you're vacationing in Florida this chilly week: Several water parks in Florida are closing due to cold temperatures in the Sunshine State.

Aquatica Orlando's newest water slide, KareKare Curl, opened in April 2019. Two riders, who face each other on the raft, experience a 35-foot drop in the enclosed tube and then rush up a vertical wave wall. The ride takes about 15 to 20 seconds to complete. (Rich Pope/Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images) © 2019 MCT Aquatica Orlando's newest water slide, KareKare Curl, opened in April 2019. Two riders, who face each other on the raft, experience a 35-foot drop in the enclosed tube and then rush up a vertical wave wall. The ride takes about 15 to 20 seconds to complete. (Rich Pope/Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Images)

Volcano Bay at Universal Orlando Resort and Aquatica Orlando have shut down, according to the parks' respective social media platforms. Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park is also closed.

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On the whole, the Southeast had been experiencing a warmer winter, according to AccuWeather. However, cold air has now made a pit stop. As of 9 a.m. Tuesday, the temperature in Orlando was 45℉, according to Accuweather. The high will only hit the low 50s.

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"During the peak of the cold weather, highs are forecast to range from the lower 30s over the southern Appalachians to the middle 60s in South Florida," AccuWeather reports. Across much of the area, it seems Tuesday night will be the chilliest, with temps dropping into the mid-30s overnight into Wednesday morning.

Volcano Bay was closed Monday, Jan. 20, and will remain closed through Wednesday, Jan. 22. Customers can call (407) 817-8317 for updates about when the park will reopen.

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'We apologize for the inconvenience': It ' s so cold in Florida that Disney World water park and other Orlando parks are closing . A two-week cold snap with temperatures below 40 degrees in 2010 killed off many iguanas, along with Burmese pythons and other invasive pests that thrive in South

Orlando , Florida ' s Disney World offers two waterparks , Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach Each park has a distinct storyline and theme – one is a post-hurricane tropical oasis, the other is a Both parks are open daily throughout the year, though attendance is predictably lower in the winter months.

"Due to cooler temperatures, Aquatica will be closed today through Wednesday," Aquatica wrote in a Facebook post.  "We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to splash with you soon!"

Disney spokesperson Charles Stovall confirmed to USA TODAY that Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park is closed through Wednesday, Jan. 22, on account of the cold forecasted temperatures.

"As a reminder, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park is closed for its annual refurbishment at this time," Stovall said.

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'See you real soon': Disney World officially closes its doors amid coronavirus; more Disney closures announced .
As Disney fans waved goodbye to Disney World on Sunday, the company announced several hotels, dining and shopping experiences would also shut down. The additional closures include Disney-owned and -operated locations Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California, and Disney Springs in Orlando, Florida, both of which will shut down Tuesday. Non-Disney tenants in those locations "will make decisions on whether to continue or adjust operations," read an announcement from Disney Parks shortly after midnight Monday morning. Walt Disney World Resort and Vero Beach Resort will close at 5 p.m.

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