EDISON - New Jersey is about to experience its first blast of very hot temperatures for the year.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Dave Curren says that temperatures above 90 degrees are expected for the rest of the week. Scattered thunderstorms are also possible.

The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat advisory for parts of the state.

Wednesday should see mostly sunny skies with temperatures reaching around 93 degrees.

Thursday is expected to see sunshine, but there is the chance of a thunderstorm. High temperatures should reach 94 degrees.

Friday is also expected to see mostly sunny skies, but scattered thunderstorms are possible. Temperatures should reach around 91 degrees.

Saturday could see a great chance of a thunderstorm with cloudy skies. Temperatures may cool slightly into the upper-80s.

Clearer weather is expected for next week.