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Chili cook-off postponed due to expected cold weather

OCC logoDue to expected freezing temperatures on Ocracoke this weekend, the Ocracoke Child Care Chili Cook-off on Saturday has been cancelled. 

A new date has not yet been decided.

Chili con carne. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

Chili con carne. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

According to NOAA, Friday there is a chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Blustery, with a north wind 15 to 21 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Saturday, while mostly sunny, is forecast for a high of near 38.

The Child Care Center board of directors is working on plans to reopen in March and is also working toward the Second Annual Clam Chowder Cook-off 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 26, in the Ocracoke Community Center.