Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Somerset, Scenic Rim, Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley, Sunshine Coast and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 5:08 pm Tuesday, 13 February 2018.

Weather Situation: Thunderstorms are occuring across inland parts of southeast Queensland.
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 5:15 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Toowoomba, the area northwest of Toowoomba, the area north of Toowoomba, the area west of Kilcoy and Urbenville(NSW). These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. They are forecast to affect Kilcoy, Crows Nest, Haden and Mount Kilcoy by 5:45 pm and the area southwest of Esk, the area west of Esk, Rathdowney and Conondale by 6:15 pm.

Damaging winds and large hailstones are likely.

83km/h wind gust was reported at Wellcamp Airport at 4:40pm.

Golf ball size hail reported at Oakey around 5pm.

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.