EDISON - A beautiful morning and great afternoon weather is ahead for the Garden State.

News 12 New Jersey meteorologist Michele Powers says the Garden State can expect lots of sunshine as a large area of high pressure moves in today.

Powers says the sky will be clear and we'll see temperatures climb into the lower and middle 80s in spots with winds out of the northwest.

Evening temperatures are expected to cool into the 60s and 70s before dipping into upper 50s overnight.