Whew, It Had Been Hot in the District!

7/12/2012, 4:22 p.m.

During the recent dayslong heat wave, Jay Rock of Southeast D.C., attempted to cool off by dousing his head with a cold bottle of water.

Temperatures had consistently remained in the triple digits, with the oppressive heat having blanketed the Washington region./Photo by Shevry Lassiter for The Washington Informer