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Baltimore city worker Bobby Carter gives away free bags of ice to residents at the Northwood Plaza shopping center in Baltimore on Monday, July 2, 2012. Around 2 million customers from North Carolina to New Jersey and as far west as Illinois were without power Monday morning after a round of summer storms. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Baltimore city worker Bobby Carter gives away free bags of ice to residents at the Northwood Plaza shopping center in Baltimore on Monday, July 2, 2012. Around 2 million customers from North Carolina to New Jersey and as far west as Illinois were without power Monday morning after a round of summer storms. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Power slowly returns to Mid-Atlantic

Hundreds of

thousands of people from Illinois to New Jersey are still without power

after a line of deadly storms struck last Friday. A week of more

unpredictable weather and sweltering temperatures has followed.