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Typhoon Texas Austin opening delayed due to COVID-19

Typhoon Texas usually opens on Memorial Day weekend, but the opening for 2020 will be delayed due to COVID-19.

AUSTIN, Texas — Typhoon Texas Austin will not be reopening on Memorial Day weekend, the company confirmed to KVUE. 

Typhoon Texas officials issued this statement to KVUE: 

"Typhoon Texas will open as soon as permitted by state leadership. In the meantime, in preparation for operating within expected capacity and social distancing guidelines, the waterpark has removed several loungers, cabanas and seating areas to help parties keep a safe distance from one another. Typhoon Texas has added hand sanitation stations in restrooms, locker areas, event spaces and at food and beverage outlets while decals will indicate where guests can stand in line for attractions.  

Restrooms will close every hour for cleaning and disinfecting while loungers, cabanas and seating areas will be cleaned and disinfected once a group leaves."

Typhoon Texas Austin also addressed the closure in a Facebook Live posted on May 21: 

Typhoon Today 5-21-20

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Posted by Typhoon Texas Austin on Thursday, May 21, 2020

"Our regular season is usually Memorial Day weekend until Labor Day, but unfortunately, at this time, we are not opening Memorial Day weekend," the video stated. "We want to continue to follow and adhere to the health and state official guidelines, but we are ready. Our team is getting ready behind the scenes." 

Season pass holders will have received an email from the company regarding the 2020 season pass. For more information, visit typhoontexas.com/updates

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