ASHEBORO - The North Carolina Zoo will be closed to the public on Saturday, February 13, due to Friday night's winter storm.

Employees will report to work under Adverse Weather Plan A. The decision on Sunday's operations will be made Saturday afternoon. For information, call 1-800-488-0444 or visit the zoo's Web site at

The zoo is an agency of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Dee Freeman, Secretary; Beverly E. Perdue, Governor.