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Not even a week after Orlando, Florida-based Walt Disney World celebrated its 45th anniversary, the company has announced that, due to Hurricane Matthew, it will cease operations on all attractions beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 6, and lasting through Friday, October 7. Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park had been previously closed earlier on Thursday (source).

The AP also reported that Universal Studios would shut down at 5 p.m. on Thursday and remain closed through Friday, as well. SeaWorld closed at 2 p.m. on Thursday and will remain closed on Friday.

As Hurricane Matthew barreled toward the east coast on Thursday morning, it shifted from a Category 3 to a Category 4 storm with winds around 140 mph. Florida Governor Rick Scott warned those in the area to take the storm seriously and to evacuate.

This will mark the fourth time in those 45 years that Disney World has closed due to a hurricane. The park closed once in 1999 for Hurricane Floyd and twice in 2004 for Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne.

All theme parks, water parks, and miniature golf courses, as well as Disney Springs and ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex will be closed.

USA Today reports:

Guests have been evacuated from several of the resorts, including the Fort Wilderness Campground, the Polynesian Bungalows, and the Saratoga Springs Treehouse Villas. Resorts are communicating directly with guests about what they’ll need to know for the storm.

Social Media Reacts to Hurricane Matthew’s Impact on Disney World

While some took a light-hearted approach to their reactions, the overall tone is that people know this is not a storm to take lightly.