EDISON - Thursday began with clear skies in the Garden State, but clouds developed by the afternoon.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Dave Curren says that Friday is expected to be a clear and sunny day, but rain is expected to come by the weekend.

Thursday’s overnight hours are expected to stay mostly clear with mild temperatures in the 50s.

Friday is expected to see lots of sunshine and warmer conditions. Temperatures may reach the mid- to upper-70s. Clouds are expected to develop during the overnight hours.

Saturday should see mostly cloudy conditions with rain expected late in the day. Temperatures are expected to only reach the mid-60s.

Sunday should also see mostly cloudy skies with scattered rain. Temperatures should warm slightly into the low-70s.