SECOND UPDATE: Emergency Management Queensland - severe weather advice
Further to the previous severe warning advice, the Department of Community Safety advises that the Bureau of Meteorology has requested that transmitters serving the area between Pittsworth and the area east of Dalby USE THE STANDARD EMERGENCY WARNING SIGNAL before broadcasting its latest advice:
The Bureau of Meteorology warns that, at 6.15pm, very dangerous thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near Oakey. These thunderstorms are moving towards the northeast. Very dangerous thunderstorms are forecast to affect Haden, Cooyar and the area north of Crows Nest by 6.45pm and Blackbutt, Yarraman and the area north of Cooyar by 7.15pm.
Destructive winds, heavy rainfall that may lead to flash flooding and large hailstones are likely.
Contact for media enquiries: DCS media unit on (07) 3635 3310.