Tropical Storm Eta Could Bring Heavy Rainfall, High Winds, and Possibly Tornadoes to Florida This Week!

Christmas might be here in Disney World, but hurricane season is also still going strong in Florida as the year comes to an end.

A bad rainstorm could clear out Main Street!

After analysts projected that the season would be hyperactive with an above average amount of hurricanes throughout the year, the number of expected storms increased to 25. While we saw Hurricane Isaias during the summer, Tropical Storm Eta is now the 28th named storm of this year.

CNN Weather has stated that Tropical Storm Eta could make landfall in Florida over the next few days. If it does make landfall, it would be the 12th named storm to do so this season, making it the highest number in one year.

Rainy Day Cavalcade

The storm is projected to affect the entire state over the course of this week with heavy rains, rip currents, and a storm surge that will particularly be strong over the next few days.

Rain in Galaxy’s Edge

Click Orlando News has also stated that Central and South Florida areas could experience severe storms accompanied by high winds and possibly even tornadoes.

Rainy Day in Hollywood Studios

While we aren’t sure if Tropical Storm Eta will be increasing into a hurricane, we recommend packing your rain gear for going to the parks! There’s still a LOT to do in the parks when it’s storming from lower crowds to rainy day cavalcades and even new experiences on attractions! And, we’ll be sure to keep you updated on any storm news that could affect your time in Disney World.

This is the MOST damage that Disney World has ever seen from a hurricane!

Have you been in Florida during hurricane season? Let us know in the comments below!

Rachel Franko has been going to Disney Parks since she was a baby, and her love of Disney has only grown into a SLIGHT obsession since! She's been writing for AllEars since 2019 and loves sharing the magic with all the readers. When she's not writing, you can catch her heading to Disney and Universal Studios with a heart full of dreams and a backpack full of themed ears!

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