Western Warm Spell - Photo 7 - Pictures


Cynthia Henriquez, 8, cools off in the mist of a fan set up for visitors at the Los Angeles Zoo on Wednesday, July 26, 2006. A barely perceptible dip in temperatures began Wednesday as Californians began to take stock of the damage wrought by a heat wave blamed in the deaths of at least five dozen people and thousands of farm animals.

Credit: AP Photo/Nick Ut


Merced High School football players cool down while getting a drink of water Wednesday, July 26, 200