EDISON - Widespread thunderstorms that could pack damaging winds and heavy rainfall are possible for much of the state this evening.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 11 p.m. tonight.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Dave Curren says heavy rain and strong thunderstorms are expected to develop, especially in northern New Jersey.

Curren says that there is potential for tornadoes as winds are expected to intensify.

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