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Hurricane Matthew: Disney World closed on Friday

Hurricane Matthew: Disney World closed on Friday

Walt Disney World closed at 5 p.m. Thursday and will not open Friday as Hurricane Matthew approaches.

The closures affect theme parks, water parks, Disney Springs, miniature golf courses, ESPN Wide World of Sports complex.

No decision has been made yet about Saturday operations.

Disney World was the last of the major theme parks to announce closures. SeaWorld had announced yesterday its three theme and water parks would close early today and remain shut down Friday. Universal Orlando this morning announced its theme parks and CityWalk entertainment complex will close at 5 p.m. today and stay closed Friday.

A Universal spokesman said employees will be paid if they...

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