ST. LOUIS — The Saint Louis Zoo announced it will close early due to weather.

A spokesperson said the zoo will close at 1 p.m. due to the expected inclement weather. Only staff directly related to critical operations will be expected to stay at the zoo or report to work, a spokesperson said.

A winter weather advisory is in effect for the St. Louis area as a wintry mix develops. 

Hundreds of schools are closed, click here for the latest closings list

The Gateway Arch also announced Winterfest will be closed Friday night. City Museum announced it will close at 4 p.m.

A spokesperson from the Saint Louis Art Museum said it will close at 1 p.m. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Celebration is cancelled. 

The Magic House and MADE for Kids will be closing at 3 p.m.

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