Alaskans Awake to Blizzard Conditions as Weather Records Topple Across State

Residents of Fairbanks, Alaska, woke to heavy snowfall on the morning of Wednesday, December 29, as weather records across the state fell in the face of winter weather.

The storm impacting Fairbanks capped what is now the city’s wettest December on record, according to the National Weather Service.

Elsewhere in the state, an observation site at Denali National Park received 74.5 inches of snow during December, as of Wednesday — a new record.

This video captures the moment Instagram user @simplysav101 opened their front door and saw they were snowed in on Wednesday. Credit: @simplysav101 via Storyful

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