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National Weather Service latest to pile on the dreary winter forecasts

A Weather Service forecaster says these unseasonably warm temperatures will likely soon give way to a cold, snowy winter reminiscent of last year.
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A Weather Service forecaster says these unseasonably warm temperatures will likely soon give way to a cold, snowy winter reminiscent of last year.

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