Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders and parts of Gulf Country, North Tropical Coast and Tablelands, Herbert and Lower Burdekin, North West and Central West Forecast Districts.

Issued at 2:46 pm Wednesday, 3 February 2021.
Heavy thunderstorms are likely across the northern interior.

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 Winton, Georgetown, Richmond and Julia Creek.
62mm in an hour to 2:15pm at Upper Rudd Ck (east of Georgetown).

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.