Storm warning for Emerald
1.24pm: A SEVERE thunderstorm warning has this afternoon been issued for the Central Highlands and Coalfields.
The Bureau of Meteorology warns thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in the warning area over the next several hours.
It says locations which may be affected include Roma, Emerald, Goondiwindi, Longreach, Isisford and Blackall.
The next warning is due to be issued by 4.25pm.