Tuesday, February 20, 2018

QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Heavy Rain, Damaging Winds

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QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Heavy Rain, Damaging Winds

Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Central Coast and Whitsundays and parts of Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Herbert and Lower Burdekin, Central Highlands and Coalfields and Capricornia Forecast Districts.

Issued at 8:18 pm Tuesday, 20 February 2018.

Weather Situation:
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 Emerald, Clermont, Mackay, Proserpine, Charters Towers, Bowen, Moranbah, Hughenden, Richmond, Collinsville, Hamilton Island and Pentland.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Central West district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

Wind gust at Emerald of 90km/hr at 5:57pm.

Wind gust at Clermont of 93km/hr at 5:53pm.

4-8cm hailstones Northwest of Clermont at about 3:50pm.

2-4cm hailstones at Bluff at about 3:30pm

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.

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Friday, February 16, 2018

QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Damaging Winds

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QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Damaging Winds

Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Herbert and Lower Burdekin, Central Coast and Whitsundays and Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast Districts.

Issued at 10:56 pm Friday, 16 February 2018.
Weather Situation:

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Proserpine, Bowen, Collinsville, Hamilton Island and Eungella.
Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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.

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Friday, January 5, 2018

QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Heavy Rain

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QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Heavy Rain


Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast District.

Issued at 8:28 am Friday, 5 January 2018.

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 Proserpine, Airlie Beach and Hideaway Bay.

Severe thunderstorms have moved offshore in the Wide Bay and Burnett district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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.


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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Heavy Rain

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QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Heavy Rain


Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Central Coast and Whitsundays, Central Highlands and Coalfields, Capricornia and parts of Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts.

Issued at 5:48 pm Wednesday, 29 November 2017.

Weather Situation:

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 Bundaberg, Gladstone, Emerald, Rockhampton, Clermont, Mackay and Proserpine.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Darling Downs and Granite Belt and Southeast Coast districts and the warning for these districts is CANCELLED.

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.


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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Damaging Winds

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QLD Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Damaging Winds


Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Herbert and Lower Burdekin and Central Coast and Whitsundays Forecast Districts.

Issued at 4:56 pm Tuesday, 31 October 2017.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Proserpine, Bowen, Townsville, Hamilton Island, Ayr and Alva Beach.

Severe thunderstorms are no longer occurring in the Central Highlands and Coalfields district and the warning for this district is CANCELLED.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

QLD Severe Weather Warning: Heavy Rain

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QLD Severe Weather Warning: Heavy Rain


Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Central Coast and Whitsundays and parts of Herbert and Lower Burdekin, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts.

Issued at 7:11 am Wednesday, 18 October 2017.
Heavy rainfall is possible in coastal areas between Ayr and Bundaberg today.

Weather Situation:
An upper low lies over the northern interior of Queensland, which will move slowly east towards the tropical coast while weakening. A surface trough lies near the Central and Capricornia coast, and is expected to move into Townsville and Cairns waters later today.
Areas of heavy rain and thunderstorms, which may lead to flash flooding, are possible over coastal areas between Ayr and Bundaberg today, chiefly during the morning. 6 hourly rainfall totals of 120mm to 180mm are possible, with isolated 6 hourly totals over 200mm.

Severe thunderstorms are also possible in the area and separate Severe Thunderstorm Warnings will be issued as as necessary.

Locations which may be affected include Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Yeppoon, Mackay, Proserpine, Hamilton Island, Bowen and Ayr.

119mm has fallen in the 6 hours to 7.10am at Moore Park, north of Bundaberg.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Never drive, walk or ride through flood waters. If it's flooded, forget it.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.

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