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Weather Warnings - Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Bureau of Meteorology
Queensland Regional Office


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CANCELLATION SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING - SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND

Issued at 3:31 pm Friday, 27 February 2015.

The immediate threat of severe thunderstorms has passed over the Southeast
Queensland area [east of Dalby from Rainbow Beach to Stanthorpe], but the
situation will continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if
necessary.

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advises that people should:
* Beware of fallen trees and powerlines.
* Avoid driving, walking or riding through flood waters.
* For emergency assistance contact the SES on 132 500.


A more general severe thunderstorm warning remains current for the Darling Downs
and Granite Belt and parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Wide Bay and
Burnett and Maranoa and Warrego districts.

Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 219. The Bureau and Queensland Fire
and Emergency Services would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.

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