SeaWorld to close Thursday as county braces for storm

Posted at 7:41 PM, Nov 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-29 00:04:55-05

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- SeaWorld San Diego plans to close Thursday as the county prepares for a storm.

According to a news release, the theme park made the decision due to heavy rain and strong winds that could sweep through San Diego.

The park plans to re-open Friday, November 30.

Showers are expected to develop Wednesday night, becoming widespread and heavier by Thursday.

Rainfall totals are expected to average between .50” to 1.50” for the coast and valleys with 2” to 4” in the mountains and .50” in the deserts.

Strong winds will also accompany the storm. A wind advisory is in effect for the coast and valleys Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and for the mountains and deserts from 6 a.m. Thursday through 6 a.m. Friday. Click here for a look at the full forecast.