Forecast: Scattered, heavy rain showers; sun returns Wednesday

EDISON -

Parts of New Jersey are expected to see scattered rain showers, which may be heavy at times, for the rest of the day.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Michele Powers say that there is also the chance of a thunderstorm going into the evening.

The rain comes after extremely heavy rain Saturday and Monday caused major flooding around the state. Gov. Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency in several counties due to the flood damage.

MORE: News 12 New Jersey Weather Center
PHOTOS: Flooding around New Jersey

Tuesday’s rain is expected to clear by the overnight hours, followed by cloudy skies. Temperatures should be in the upper-60s.

Wednesday is expected to be mostly sunny with high temperatures in the low-90s.

Thursday is expected to see a mix of sun and clouds with a high temperature of around 93 degrees.

Friday may see mostly cloudy skies and the chance of a thunderstorm.

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