“The coldest US state of Alaska has recorded its hottest-ever December day, amid an unusual winter warm spell. Temperatures soared to a record 67F on the island of Kodiak on Sunday – almost seven degrees warmer than the state’s previous high. But elsewhere in Alaska temperatures have been plunging to record lows.” Alaska ‘Icemageddon’ warning follows heat record.

+ In the Bay Area, it won’t stop raining. In Tahoe, it may never stop snowing. Lake Tahoe’s massive snowfall shatters 51-year-old record.