As much of the nation shivers under extreme cold, check out the coldest U.S. temperatures on record, according to the U.S. National Climatic Data Center.
14. (tie) Nevada -50 degrees (Jan. 8, 1937)
14. (tie) New Mexico -50 degrees (Feb. 1, 1951)
14. (tie) Vermont -50 degrees (Dec. 30, 1933)
13. Michigan -51 degrees (Feb. 9, 1934)
12. New York -52 degrees (Feb. 18, 1979)
11. Oregon -54 degrees (Feb. 10, 1933)
10. Wisconsin -55 degrees (Feb. 4, 1996)
9. South Dakota -58 degrees (Feb. 17, 1936)
6. (tie) Idaho -60 degrees (Jan. 18, 1943)
6. (tie) Minnesota -60 degrees (Feb. 2, 1996)
6. (tie) North Dakota -60 degrees (Feb. 15, 1936)
5. Colorado -61 degrees (Feb. 1, 1985)
4. Wyoming -66 degrees (Feb. 9, 1933)
3. Utah -69 degrees (Feb. 1, 1985)
2. Montana -70 degrees (Jan. 20, 1954)
1. Alaska -80 degrees (Jan. 23, 1971)
A medium-sized sinkhole at the intersection of Mission and State streets had Santa Barbara Police shut down streets one block in each direction.
One person has been killed in a reported plane crash in the area of Lofus Canyon Road and Morgan Canyon Road just east of Santa Paula Saturday afternoon.
Source: Dave Zaniboni/Santa Barbara Co. Fire Dept.
A fire that began just before 12:30 p.m. Saturday, has already burned at least 52 acres east of Santa Maria.
Keith Carls photo
Santa Maria police are investigating a shooting Tuesday night that killed a man.
At least one person was killed in a multi-vehicle accident on state Route 41 in Morro Bay Saturday afternoon.
George Kiriyama photo
A tow tuck driver in Santa Maria was flown to Cottage Hospital Friday afternoon in critical condition after being crushed between winch cable and the side of his tow truck.
On Wednesday July 29, 2015 Ventura Harbor Boatyard's 35 Ton Travelift pierand docks were struck by a 70' seiner.
Santa Barbara based Tri-County Auto Glass is reaping the rewards of being mentioned on Thursday nights episode of "The Daily Show."
Kevin Winter/Getty Images
Wondering which of your favorite celebrities shares your August birthday? Wonder no more. Click on to discover what stars have birthdays this month.
America formally declares its independence, the U.S. Census is born, a president dies, JFK becomes a hero, and a young Robert Zimmerman changes his name, all on this day.
No email address was supplied by
To complete your registration on this site, please supply an address.
Please confirm or modify the email address to which you will have subscription offers sent.
For a more personalized experience, please supply the following optional information.