EDISON - Flood watches are in place for much of New Jersey and clouds and rain build today.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist James Gregorio says heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected to move in later today and early tomorrow. Gregorio says 1 to 3 inches of rain are possible withas much as 5 inches in isolated spots.

Temperatures are expected to remain in the 70s for most of the weekend.