Winter gives some snow; others get sun

By The Associated Press Updated at 2013-12-23 10:15:57 +0000

On the first official day of winter, Mother Nature dished out a dizzying number of surprises.

Snow and ice hit Michigan, Canada, New England and upstate New York. Some other eastern regions had temperatures in the 60s and 70s. Flooding in the South was blamed for at least four deaths while apparent tornadoes caused destruction in Arkansas.
And in San Francisco 70s sunshine.