Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Somerset, South Burnett, Toowoomba and Moreton Bay Council Areas.

Issued at 10:17 pm Wednesday, 19 February 2020.

Weather Situation:

The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 10:15 pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on the weather radar near the area northwest of Esk. These thunderstorms are moving towards the east. They are forecast to affect Lake Somerset, Blackbutt and Yarraman by 10:45 pm and Wamuran, Moore and Linville by 11:15 pm.
Damaging winds and large hailstones are likely.

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.