Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of North West, Central West, Channel Country and Maranoa and Warrego Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:13 pm Thursday, 4 February 2021.

Severe thunderstorms continuing in the southwest south of Middleton into NSW

Weather Situation: A trough in the far southwest is drawing tropical moisture into the area, with isolated severe thunderstorms throughout the region.

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, Windorah, Bulloo Downs, Eromanga, Stonehenge and Barringun.

A 93 km/h wind gust was observed at Windorah at 4:37pm.

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.