NC Zoo to close on Wednesday and Thursday

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ASHEBORO, N.C. — The North Carolina Zoo will be closed Wednesday and Thursday due to the forecast for a winter storm including freezing rain and snow.

Zoo officials said they’re concerned for both visitors and staff under such weather conditions.

Officials said they will make a decision on Thursday afternoon whether or not to open on Friday.

The North Carolina Zoological Park Council meeting planned for Wednesday has also been cancelled.