‘Soaking rain and wicked winds’: What meteorologists are saying about Monday’s forecasted ‘ugly’ storm

Most of Massachusetts has been issued either a wind advisory or high wind warning for 3 p.m. Monday through 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Lane Turner/Globe Staff

A quiet weekend is giving way to stormy and potentially damaging weather across Greater Boston Monday afternoon. Here’s the latest on what the National Weather Service and local meteorologists are predicting.

National Weather Service: ‘A period of strong to damaging winds expected Monday afternoon and evening across portions of RI and eastern MA. Gusts to 45-60 mph possible which may result in scattered power outages.’

Dave Epstein: ‘Low level jet stream with the strong winds most impactful from around sunset through midnight. Peaking about 8-10 pm.’

Cindy Fitzgibbon, WCVB: ‘Downpours with the risk of t-storms this afternoon/evening widespread 1-2″+ rainfall with locally higher amounts.’

Chris Lambert, WHDH: ‘Warm and windy tonight. Isolated strong storms produce higher (possibly damaging) gusts.’

Eric Fisher, WBZ: ‘1-3″ of rain with embedded thunder and peak wind gusts 40-60mph. Going to be a stormy afternoon and night!’

Shiri Spear, Boston 25 News: ‘Winds will peak this afternoon & tonight, strongest in southeastern MA, Cape Ann, Cape Cod, Nantucket & the Vineyard.’

Pete Bouchard, NBC 10 Boston: ‘This isn’t how you want to start the workweek after a long holiday weekend, but….an ugly, gusty, drenching, mild storm is heading in.’

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