NORTON – Just before 3 a.m., the National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for MetroWest.
It is in effect until 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9.
Winds will be from the west to northwest at 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
Strongest wind gusts will be during the morning, then gradually diminishing this afternoon.
Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages are expected.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph are expected, with gusts between 46 to 57 mph.
Winds this strong are capable of downing small tree limbs and branches, possibly causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.