Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in parts of Channel Country Forecast District.

Issued at 11:40 am Sunday, 19 December 2021.
Severe thunderstorms in the southwest near a surface trough.

Weather Situation: Vigorous trough entering the southwest of the state, with severe thunderstorms developing along its axis.
Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area, west of Bedourie, over the next several hours.

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.