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SeaWorld San Diego to close Wednesday due to inclement weather

Posted: 3:46 PM, Dec 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-03 18:46:54-05
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SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- SeaWorld San Diego is set to close Wednesday as another round of storms move through the county.

According to a SeaWorld spokesperson, the park will be closed December 4 due to “forecasted inclement weather, including periods of significant rain and possible thunderstorms.”

“The safety of our guests and employees is our top priority,” the park said in a statement.

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SeaWorld anticipates reopening again on Thursday, December 5.

Rain is expected to become widespread by Wednesday morning with periods of heavy rain, possible thunderstorms, localized flooding and heavy rain, according to 10News Meteorologist Megan Parry.

As a result of the rain, the National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Wednesday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for San Diego County’s coastal areas, valleys and mountains.

Coastal areas are expected to receive up to an inch of rain while some mountains could see as much as three inches of precipitation.