Ithaca, N.Y. — Turn on the fans, pour a glass of ice-cold water, and carry an umbrella just in case.

A new week begins with heat, humid weather and scattered thunderstorms.

The high Monday is 85 degrees, with a low of 68 degrees.

The day will be mostly cloudy, with humidity peaking at an oppressive 79 percent. There is a 30 percent chance of rain.

Tuesday will be even harsher, with a high of 90 degrees and a low of 68 degrees. Humidity will be around 68 percent, with a 50 percent chance of rain.

On Wednesday we’ll hit 87 degrees with a chance of thunderstorms, though that should fall to 76 degrees by Thursday.

So keep cool, and stay dry. No pressure: