Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, North West and Central West Forecast Districts.

Issued at 12:29 pm Saturday, 13 February 2021.

Heavy rainfall likely in storms northwest of Winton.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Winton, Mckinlay and Kynuna.

48mm in 1 hour at Leeson (northwest of Winton).

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* 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.