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Damaging Winds Moving into Belmont Tonight

A high wind watch has been issued for Wednesday night due with gusts up to 60 mph.

Bring in your garbage cans and don't let Fido out tonight and Thursday morning as wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour tonight could bring down trees and power lines, warns the National Weather Service

A high wind warning has been issued from 10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 until 9 a.m. Thursday by the weather service in Taunton for eastern Massachusetts, including Belmont.

The high wind warning means that the potential exists for strong and damaging winds. The strong winds could bring down trees and power lines as well as cause property damage, the weather service said.

If the power goes out, call the Belmont Municipal Light Department's Outage Line at 617-993-2800. Do not call 911.

“Unsecured outdoor objects may become damaged and/or airborne,” the weather service warned. “Hazards will be possible for motorists and pedestrians as well as to structures.”

In high wind warning areas, the NWS advise people to stay inside and away from windows.

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