PHOTO GALLERY: Wednesday proves sweltering

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 | 4:19 p.m. CDT
Kids sit under a cascade of water in the Crown Fountain on Wednesday at Miliennium Park in Chicago.

It was another day in the 90-100 degree range for much of the Midwest. That didn't stop folks from working or getting outside, as seen in these photos.

For more information on the heat "dome" that's causing these temperatures, click here.



A construction crew works through the heat Wednesday in San Antonio. The heat "dome" sitting over much of the U.S. is causing higher than normal temperatures over much of the U.S.
Bathers beat the midday heat at the Devil's Pool on Wednesday at Wissahickon Valley Park in Philadelphia.
Carlos Hernandez paints a street light in the midday heat Wednesday in Garden City, Kan.
Patrons at a PNC Bank branch wait in line for free ice cream during a checking account promotion Wednesday in Chicago.

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