Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields and Central West Forecast Districts.

Issued at 1:26 am Monday, 9 November 2020.
Severe thunderstorms are starting to ease through central through southern parts of the warning area, but remain stronger near Barcaldine and continues to move slowly northwards.

Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Barcaldine, Jericho, Aramac and Alpha.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Channel Country district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

38mm recorded in 30 minutes at Mt Harden (southwest of Blackall).
50mm recorded in 1 hour at Cooks Tank Alert (100km north of Charleville).
50mm recorded in 2 hours at Ularunda (southeast of Charleville).

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.