AP PHOTOS: Heat Wave Grips Much Of USJuly 7th, 2012 12:20 pm Associated Press
The heat wave gripping much of the country will continue its hold, with temperatures of 100 degrees or higher spreading to northeastern cities including Philadelphia and New York.
The Midwest, however, will continue to scorch on Saturday, with excessive heat warnings remaining in several states, including Iowa, Illinois and Indiana. In Fort Wayne, Ind., temperatures could reach 106 degrees, but feel more like 114.
Temperatures in Philadelphia and New York have reached the high 90s recently, but haven’t crossed 100. Forecasters predict a temperature of 102 degrees in Philadelphia on Saturday and around 100 in New York.
Here is a running gallery of photos that will be updated throughout the weekend.