Scorching Temperatures Sweep the Northeast

Check out photos of people trying to beat the heat as summer sizzle washes over the Northeast.

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A girl cools off in spraying water from a fire hydrant in Philadelphia as the temperature soared above 100 degrees in several cities. Check out more photos of people trying to beat the heat as summer sizzle washes over the Northeast.
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Brenda McMillian from Port Orange, Fla., cools off in a water mister at the National Zoo in Washington.
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Jeff Neiburg | CSNPhilly.com Contributor
A child cools off in the East River during a visit to the Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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AP
People play in spraying water from a fire hydrant in Philadelphia.
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The700Level.com
People cool off in the waters at the Swann Memorial Fountain at Logan Square in Philadelphia.
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Greg Paone
Sanjana Ali, 11, cools off in a water fountain on the Lower East Side of Manhattan as temperatures reach 100 degrees in New York City.
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ASSOCIATED PRESS
David Rose, 3, Kathryn Rose, 6, and Emma Rose, 5, from Hebron, N.Y., splash in the water at the fountain in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden in Washington as a heat wave hit the East Coast.
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CSNPhilly.com Staff
People sit on the edge of a fountain at the World War II Memorial during the season's first heat wave in Washington, DC. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for part of the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and parts of Michigan and Kentucky with temperatures in some areas predicted to reach 100 degrees.
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AP
A woman takes cover from the late morning sun along 72nd Street in New York as the region entered another in a string of hot days and above normal temperatures.
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Allen Peters cools himself off in a fountain at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.
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NBC Connecticut
Tourists gather near the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street. The heat wave is enveloping commuters who returned to work after the long holiday weekend.
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ASSOCIATED PRESS
People cool of from the heat of the day under water sprayed from a fire engine on Independence Day in Philadelphia, Sunday, July 4, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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ASSOCIATED PRESS
A couple relaxes in the shade at the Brooklyn Bridge Park.
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Telemundo San Antonio
People sit near a fountain at the World War II Memorial in Washington, DC.
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AP
Beach goers attempt to cool off in the water at Coney Island in Brooklyn New York.
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Telemundo San Antonio
Anthony Harris, 11, sprays his friend Yalitza Lanboy, 13, as a group of children play in a large fountain in Trenton, N.J.
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AP
Nancy Velasquez and Muneca Sanchez, take in the sun on the beach in Coney Island in the Brooklyn New York.
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AP
Savannah Hogue, 2, dips a toe in a fountain near the Washington Monument on a hot Fourth of July afternoon in Washington.
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AP
A group of children play in a large fountain in Trenton, N.J., as hazy, hot and humid conditions continue.
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Telemundo San Antonio
Anna Stock, 8, cools off in a fountain near the Washington Monument in Washington DC.
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