Source: Bureau of Meteorology

For people in Central Coast and Whitsundays and parts of Central Highlands and Coalfields Forecast Districts.

Issued at 7:46 pm Saturday, 14 December 2019.

Severe thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds.

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 Mackay, Sarina, Nebo and Eungella.

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.