OKC Zoo closing early today due to severe weather forecast
The Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50, is closing early today due to the severe weather forecast.
Staff for the perennial family-favorite attraction announced on social media that it is closing at noon today. The animals have been secured in their indoor habitats, according to the zoo's posts.
Much of the state is under various weather watches due to conditions considered favorable for severe weather, and many state schools and nonprofit organizations have closed and canceled activities as a precaution. To follow The Oklahoman's coverage of today's weather, click here.
Located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35, the Oklahoma City Zoo holds accreditations from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and the American Association of Museums. The zoo is open daily to guests from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., with exhibit buildings closing at 4:45 p.m. Follow the Zoo on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and visit the blog. For more information, call 424-3344 or visit www.okczoo.org.