Walt Disney World Hurricanes – What to Do During a Storm

Being located in Central Florida, Walt Disney World is going to get hit by hurricanes or strong storms from time to time.

In this story, we’ll explain what impacts hurricanes and tropical storms have. We’ll share with you how often they occur, Disney World hurricane history, and what the current forecast is for 2022.

We’ll also share with you how Disney prepares for hurricanes, what happens when there are storms, and what to do if you find yourself in Disney World when it happens.

(Update 9/27/22) – Walt Disney World is closing for 2 days due to Hurricane Ian.

Latest Storm Updates

When is Hurricane Season in Orlando?

Typically, hurricane season in Florida runs from June 1st through November 30th.

If you are planning a trip for those months, you need to be ok with the fact that you are more likely to run into storms or even a hurricane. That’s why it’s important to have a plan first.

Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast in 2022

As of September 8, there have only been 7 total storms: 4 Tropical Storms (Alex, Bonnie, Colin, and Gaston) and 3 Hurricanes (Danielle, Earl, and Fiona).

If the National Hurricane Center issues a warning either for the Orlando area or where you are traveling from, Any vacation package booked through Disney can be refunded at Walt Disney World.

If you are planning on visiting Walt Disney World during hurricane season (especially in September), you have reason to be concerned about the possibility of a hurricane or tropical storm.

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