Forecast: Heavy rain and flooding; severe weather possible Wednesday

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New Jersey saw heavy rain Tuesday that caused flooding in many parts of the state.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Dave Curren says that parts of the state saw at least 2 inches of rain.

Local authorities were forced to perform dozens of water rescues of drivers who became stuck on flooded roadways. The National Weather Service says that the threat of flooding is expected to last through the day.

MORE: News 12 Weather Center

Tuesday’s overnight hours should remain cloudy with scattered rain showers. Temperatures should be in the upper-60s and low-70s.

More rain is expected Wednesday, with the possibility of severe weather. Curren says a thunderstorm is possible, potentially with dangerously strong winds. The severe weather is expected late Wednesday afternoon or evening. Temperatures are expected to reach the low-80s.

Thursday should see mostly cloudy skies with more rain possible. Highs should be in the low-70s.

Stay with News 12 for the latest weather information.

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