Eta Re-Intensifies To a Hurricane & Forecasted for Thursday Landfall in Florida

If you have plans to visit Walt Disney World later this week into the weekend, you’ll want to keep a close eye on the weather as Eta has re-intensified into a hurricane and forecasted for Thursday landfall in Florida.


Tropical Storm Eta 10 a.m. 11/11/2020
Tropical Storm Eta 10 a.m. 11/11/2020 (The National Hurricane Center)

As shared by the OrlandoSentinel:

Eta has once again become a hurricane offshore as it skims by Florida’s Gulf coast Wednesday morning. While the storm isn’t forecast make landfall on Florida before Thursday afternoon tropical-storm-force winds and heavy squalls are already bombarding the Sunshine State’s southwest coast pushing a life-threatening storm surge up the west side of the peninsula.

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The latest track has Eta shifting further east and cutting through the upper Central Florida area. Eta sped up Wednesday morning north-northeast at 10 mph after being stationary earlier Tuesday. Eta was forecast to re-intensify to a hurricane Wednesday, but is expected to lose strength before making landfall Thursday afternoon.

Stay safe Florida residents and Disney travelers!

Source: OrlandoSentinel

About Mike and Jamie Sylvester

We are Disney nerds. Two kids at heart who love the magic and the memories of Walt Disney World! We follow all things Disney and have great experiences with Disney Vacation Club and runDisney events in particular. We enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. From lodging to dining we have a spreadsheet for every occasion. Mike’s frivolous Disney goal is to acquire a magic band of every style while Jamie’s goal is to experience as many Disney desserts as possible. There isn’t a day that passes without some discussion of the master plan of our next trip to the happiest place on earth. Most people think we’re normal – until they travel to Disney with us. We have been married for 18 years and are blessed with a daughter and a son who have already learned the importance of planning ahead! As a family, we thoroughly enjoy the magic and the memories at Walt Disney World and are here to help others experience the magic as well.