U.S. Heat Wave

Bode Layo,9, of Portage, Pa., floats in the pool at Crichton-McCormick Park in Portage, Pa., Tues., July 16, 2013.  Hot weather is expected through the weekend.  (AP Photo/Tribune-Democrat, John Rucosky)
Heat Wave Pennsylvania Bode Layo,9, of Portage, Pa., floats in the pool at Crichton-McCormick Park in Portage, Pa., Tues., July 16, 2013. Hot weather is expected through the weekend. (AP Photo/Tribune-Democrat, John Rucosky)
Dogs splash in canine wading pools in Hudson River Park during a heat wave, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in New York.    Forecasts are predicting temperatures in the 90s through Saturday.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Heat Wave Dogs splash in canine wading pools in Hudson River Park during a heat wave, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in New York. Forecasts are predicting temperatures in the 90s through Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Youngsters frolic on a raft in Curtis Pond to cool off on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Calais, Vt.  A heat wave will scorch the Northeast this week, as some of the hottest weather of the summer envelops the region. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)
Heat Wave Youngsters frolic on a raft in Curtis Pond to cool off on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Calais, Vt. A heat wave will scorch the Northeast this week, as some of the hottest weather of the summer envelops the region. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)
Elise Price of Ballston Spa, N.Y., paddleboards with friends on Fish Creek on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
Elise Price Elise Price of Ballston Spa, N.Y., paddleboards with friends on Fish Creek on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
A gondola and its passengers glide along the Woonasquatucket River as it passes under a bridge in downtown Providence, R.I., Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Temperatures in Rhode Island climbed into the 90s in many places Tuesday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Heat Wave A gondola and its passengers glide along the Woonasquatucket River as it passes under a bridge in downtown Providence, R.I., Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Temperatures in Rhode Island climbed into the 90s in many places Tuesday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
A boat sails along the banks of the Charles River near the Arthur Fiedler Memorial on the Esplanade, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Boston.  A comfortable breeze off Boston Harbor kept temperatures in the high 80's in the city, while much of New England sweltered in oppressive heat.  Fiedler was the long-time conductor of the Boston Pops. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Heat Wave A boat sails along the banks of the Charles River near the Arthur Fiedler Memorial on the Esplanade, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Boston. A comfortable breeze off Boston Harbor kept temperatures in the high 80's in the city, while much of New England sweltered in oppressive heat. Fiedler was the long-time conductor of the Boston Pops. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
A man sunbathes in Hudson River Park during a heat wave, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in New York. Forecasts are predicting temperatures in the 90s through Saturday.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Heat Wave A man sunbathes in Hudson River Park during a heat wave, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in New York. Forecasts are predicting temperatures in the 90s through Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
People keep cool while swimming in the  water at the Lower Falls of the Swift River, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Albany, N.H.  A weeklong heat wave continues to bear down on much of the region.  (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
Heat Wave People keep cool while swimming in the water at the Lower Falls of the Swift River, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Albany, N.H. A weeklong heat wave continues to bear down on much of the region. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
Matt Berry of Popple Construction takes a drink of water while working on sidewalk construction on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Tuesday July 16, 2013.  Hot weather is expected to continue into the weekend.  (AP Photo/The Citizens' Voice, Mark Moran)
Pennsylvania Daily Life Matt Berry of Popple Construction takes a drink of water while working on sidewalk construction on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Tuesday July 16, 2013. Hot weather is expected to continue into the weekend. (AP Photo/The Citizens' Voice, Mark Moran)
People cool off in the spray of an open hydrant on a hot evening in Lawrence, Mass. Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Area temperatures during the day reached into the 90s. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Heat Wave People cool off in the spray of an open hydrant on a hot evening in Lawrence, Mass. Tuesday, July 16, 2013. Area temperatures during the day reached into the 90s. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
People keep cool while swimming in the  water at the Lower Falls of the Swift River, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Albany, N.H.  A weeklong heat wave continues to bear down on much of the region.   (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
Heat Wave People keep cool while swimming in the water at the Lower Falls of the Swift River, Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Albany, N.H. A weeklong heat wave continues to bear down on much of the region. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
Rich Barber cools off on a water slide at the Community pool in Forty Fort, Pa., Tuesday July 16, 2013.  The heat wave is expected to continue through Friday and possibly Saturday.  (AP Photo/The Citizens' Voice, Mark Moran)
Pennsylvania Daily Life Rich Barber cools off on a water slide at the Community pool in Forty Fort, Pa., Tuesday July 16, 2013. The heat wave is expected to continue through Friday and possibly Saturday. (AP Photo/The Citizens' Voice, Mark Moran)
Ricky Otazu, of Lodi, N.J. walks past a giant screen outside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center announcing the week's weather forecast, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in New York. Temperatures in the New York metropolitan area are expected to stay in the 90s through Saturday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Heat Wave New York Ricky Otazu, of Lodi, N.J. walks past a giant screen outside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center announcing the week's weather forecast, Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in New York. Temperatures in the New York metropolitan area are expected to stay in the 90s through Saturday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Vincent Davis of Albany wears a towel on his head to shield the heat while painting a house on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
Vincent Davis Vincent Davis of Albany wears a towel on his head to shield the heat while painting a house on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
Joe Prostko of Tonica, Ill., unloads bails of hay from his truck for his American Paint horses at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in Springfield, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
Heat Wave Joe Prostko of Tonica, Ill., unloads bails of hay from his truck for his American Paint horses at the Illinois State Fairgrounds Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in Springfield, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
House painter Jesus Rubela wipes the sweat from his face while restoring a home in the South Boston neighborhood, Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Heat Wave House painter Jesus Rubela wipes the sweat from his face while restoring a home in the South Boston neighborhood, Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
A heat wave continues for the Eastern U.S. as a ridge of high pressure dominates the region with hot temperatures and humidity.  Meanwhile, scattered showers continue and chances of thunderstorms continue in parts of the South.
WEATHER NATIONAL A heat wave continues for the Eastern U.S. as a ridge of high pressure dominates the region with hot temperatures and humidity. Meanwhile, scattered showers continue and chances of thunderstorms continue in parts of the South.
Tommy Grant drinks from an open hydrant while taking a break from gardening in the Jackie Robinson Community Garden, Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Heat Wave Tommy Grant drinks from an open hydrant while taking a break from gardening in the Jackie Robinson Community Garden, Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Children play on a fountain at Pier A Park during a heat wave, Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in Hoboken, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Heat Wave Children play on a fountain at Pier A Park during a heat wave, Wednesday, July 17, 2013, in Hoboken, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Philip Jeschke, 4, stays cool under the waterfall tower in the splash pool at The Wilton Family Y on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in WIlton, Conn. (AP Photo/The Hour, Alex von Kleydorff)
Heat Wave Philip Jeschke, 4, stays cool under the waterfall tower in the splash pool at The Wilton Family Y on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in WIlton, Conn. (AP Photo/The Hour, Alex von Kleydorff)
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