Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Scenic Rim, Gold Coast and parts of Ipswich, Gympie, Logan, Somerset, Southern Downs, South Burnett, Toowoomba, Lockyer Valley and Sunshine Coast Council Areas.

Issued at 6:26 pm Tuesday, 13 February 2018.

Weather Situation: Hail becoming less likely through inland areas of Southeast Queensland
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6:25 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near Boonah, Linville, the area east of Nanango, Moore and the McPherson Range.

These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast.

They are forecast to affect the area between Boonah and Beaudesert, the area west of Kilcoy and Borumba Dam by 6:40 pm and Beaudesert, Imbil and Elgin Vale by 6:55 pm.

Damaging winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones are likely
Golfball size hail and a 113km/h wind gust was reported at Oakey around 5pm.

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

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.