Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Gulf Country and North West Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:27 pm Tuesday, 14 January 2020.

Gusty storms occurring in northwest Queensland.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Mount Isa, Cloncurry, Kamilaroi Station, Riversleigh Station, Selwyn and Mckinlay.

A 93km/h wind gust was recorded at Mt Isa at 5:18pm.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Move your car under cover or away from trees.
* Secure loose outdoor items.
* 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.