Photo: Damaging winds heading to Belmont
A High Wind Warning was issued by the National Weather Service, Sunday, Feb. 24, for Belmont and most of New England with predictions of gusts as high as 63 knots impacting the area through late Monday, Feb. 25.
The warning, which began at 3 a.m. Monday will remain in effect until 7 p.m. as damaging winds from the west steady at 40 mph and as has a 60, “will blow down trees and power lines” causing “widespread power outages,” said the service. Driving will be difficult, especially for larger passenger vehicles. Homeowners should secure loose outdoor objects such as trash and recycling carts.
If you should loss power, call Belmont Light‘s outage number 617-993-2800. Do not use the webpage or call 911 to report a power outage.