Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Central West, Channel Country and parts of Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders, Central Highlands and Coalfields and Maranoa and Warrego Forecast Districts.

Issued at 6:27 pm Sunday, 26 December 2021.

Isolated severe thunderstorms continue to persist across inland parts.

Weather situation: A trough is triggering slow moving thunderstorms across Queensland.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds in the warning area over the next several hours. Locations which may be affected include Thargomindah, Charleville, Birdsville, Longreach, Winton, Cunnamulla, Quilpie, Windorah, Isisford, Barcaldine, Springsure and Carnarvon National Park.

42mm was recorded over 30 min at Truno Rd TM at 2:00pm

89km/h wind gust recorded at Winton AP 04:48pm.

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.