Busch Gardens Tampa closed Monday due to storm
Written by Robert Niles
Busch Gardens Tampa announced Sunday that it would be closed on Monday, August 27, due to the anticipated arrival in the area of storms associated with Tropical Storm Isaac.Tweet
Isaac's getting more than the usual level of attention for a Tropical Storm since arrival in the Gulf of Mexico coincides with the planned Republican Party political convention this week, also in Tampa.
The current forecast cone for Isaac has the storm hitting land just east of New Orleans sometime later Tuesday or early Wednesday. But many parts of Florida will be getting tropical storm-force winds on Monday.* (Monday Update: Or not. But SeaWorld Orlando's announced that it's closing at 4 pm today, due to rain in Orlando.)
Busch Gardens says that it plans to reopen at 10 am on Tuesday. No other parks have announced any closures due to the storm. Florida residents and visitors are invited to check in, in the comments.
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