While most of the United States has been facing fall heatwave, Alaska is experiencing something quite different. As the contiguous United Areas continue to experience exceptionally high temperatures in December, states outside of the lower 48 are experiencing their own severe weather, from snowstorm warnings in Hawaii to record-breaking cold temperatures and snowstorm warnings in Alaska.


The water infrastructure of western United States is constructed on a melting foundation, and experts are worried that the implications will be disastrous unless something is done about global warming. As per new models, the snow season in California might be nearly non-existent by the end of the century, affecting water delivery systems, flora and wildlife, rivers, and the wildfire season as well.