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Disney World to close due to Hurricane Irma forecast

Comcast-Disney, 2004: Comcast made a $54 billion stock-swap bid for Disney, which was rebuffed. The bid was withdrew in May of that year after it negatively affected Comcast's stock value.
Comcast-Disney, 2004: Comcast made a $54 billion stock-swap bid for Disney, which was rebuffed. The bid was withdrew in May of that year after it negatively affected Comcast's stock value. (John Couwels/CNN)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Due to the forecasted impact of Hurricane Irma on Florida, Walt Disney Word plans to close.

Disney plans to close early on Saturday and remain closed through Monday.

During that time, Disney says resort hotels will remain open.

Disney says that it hopes to resume normal operations on Tuesday.

Click here to view more specifics about hours at individual parks.


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