EDISON - Substantial rainfall and storms are headed to the Garden State this weekend.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Michele Powers says severe weather to the west will make for substantial storms and weather conditions by tomorrow afternoon.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Bergen Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union counties until 6:30 p.m. as severe storms move through the state. A tornado watch is also still in effect until 9 p.m.