Photo: Belmont is under the weather today
The National Weather Service has placed Belmont under a High Wind Warning effective from 2 p.m. this afternoon, Wednesday, Oct 7 until 2 a.m. Thursday morning.
Residents can expect steady west winds between 20 to 30 mph with gusts between 50 to 60 mph which could result in trees or large branches coming down causing scattered power outages. Travel will be difficult especially for high profile vehicle such as trucks and buses.
People should also avoid being outside in forested areas and around trees and branches. If possible, remain in the lower levels of your home during the windstorm, and avoid windows. And use caution if you must drive.
Belmont Light’s number to report power outages is 617-993-2800. Do not call 911 for a non-emergency call.