The National Weather Service issued this morning a wind advisory for Belmont and the rest of eastern Massachusetts beginning at 3 p.m. and staying in effect until 10 p.m.
The big blow will see gusts up to 55 mph impacting the town during the afternoon, evening and a portion of tonight with sustained winds of 15 to 25 mph.
The expected gusts, accompanied by heavy rain, will be strong enough to knock down trees limbs and power lines, causing isolated power disruptions.
The heavy downpours will also cause isolated flash floods and areas of standing water.
If you experience an outage in Belmont, you are advised to called the town’s utility company, Belmont Light, at its outage line 617-993-2800. Do not call 911 unless it’s a true emergency.