Wind Advisory Issued for Somerville, Downed Trees, Power Outages Possible
Wind could knock down branches and trees and cause scattered power outages; rain could cause local flooding.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Somerville area for Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.
According to the weather service, Somerville could experience gusts of winds up to 55 miles per hour Tuesday night and until about 6 a.m. Wednesday.
These winds could bring down large branches and trees, which could lead to scattered power outages, the National Weather Service said.
There is also the "low possibility of an isolated brief tornado event," the weather service said.
In addition to winds, Somerville could experience heavy rain, with rainfall amounts around two inches and local flooding possible, according to the National Weather Service.