ASHEBORO, N.C. -- The North Carolina Zoo will close Friday, Jan. 24., due to a extremely cold and windy forecast.
Friday temperatures are expected to remain below freezing with wind chills in the single digits.
Most of the African animals in the outdoor exhibits will be in holding facilities throughout the day.
Zoo staff will work a normal work day Friday. The park is expected to reopen for the weekend.
It will be open from 9 A.M. - 4 P.M.
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