A construction worker wipes sweat from his face as he installs roofing tiles as part of a solar panel installation project at Park Ridge High School in Park Ridge, N.J., Wednesday, July 7, 2010. Temperatures in the Northeast are expected to reach 100 for the second straight day.
From left, Joshua Shafquat, Naomi Lazarus, and Jasmine Shafquat, 14, catch some sun and stay cool by laying in the shallow end of the pool at the Troy Family Aquatic Center in Troy, Mich., on July 6, 2010.
Marcus White, 22, of Greensboro, N.C. and Deborah Krieger, 16, of Los Angeles, take advantage of a huge fan during an American Dance Festival class in "The Ark" on the East Campus of Duke University in Durham, N.C., Tuesday afternoon, July 6, 2010. There is no air conditioning in the building and the afternoon classes in the old building are legendary for the sweltering heat.
Nasir Hova, of Waterbury, Conn., dives for the football while playing touch football in the pond at Gay City State Park in Hebron, Conn., Tuesday, July 6, 2010. Temperatures reached towards 100 degrees during a heat wave gripping the east coast.
Credit: AP Photo/Home News Tribune, Augusto F. Menezes
People gather along Cape May Beach on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, in Cape May, N.J. to watch the sunset. The East Coast broiled under an unforgiving sun Tuesday as record-toppling temperatures soared to 100 or higher in several cities, utility companies cranked out power to cool the sweating masses and the unlucky sought any oasis they could find.
Anup Bhokare, 23, of Detroit, cheers on his team while keeping a cooler filled with water during a Great Lakes Cricket game at Belle Isle as temperatures climbed above the mid 90's in Detroit on Monday, July 5, 2010.