Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts.

Issued at 7:59 pm Thursday, 27 February 2020.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Blackwater, Woorabinda, Duaringa and Miriam Vale.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Central Coast and Whitsundays, Maranoa and Warrego and Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

107mm has fallen in the hour to 5.45pm at Murray Springs (west of Kirrama)

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Seek shelter, preferably indoors and never under trees.
* Avoid using the telephone during a thunderstorm.
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.