Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Central West, Maranoa and Warrego and parts of Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Channel Country and Darling Downs and Granite Belt Forecast Districts.

Issued at 3:44 pm Tuesday, 22 February 2022.
Severe storms this afternoon and evening over inland Queensland

Weather Situation: A surface and upper trough are combining with a humid airmass to produce slow moving thunderstorms across inland parts of the state.
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 Thargomindah, Roma, Charleville, Longreach, Winton and Barcaldine.

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.