Wet year set to bring less snow, higher temperatures this winter

Thursday, October 16, 2008 | 6:58 p.m. CDT; updated 11:19 a.m. CDT, Friday, October 17, 2008

COLUMBIA — For those who made it this deep into October without digging out that fall jacket or sweater, the patchy frost forecasted for Friday and Saturday mornings may be enough to spur even the strong of heart to prepare for the coming winter.