BoM storm warning for Ipswich

UPDATE: The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe thunderstorms warning for people in the Ipswich, Logan and parts of the Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley and Brisbane City Council Areas.

At 2:30pm, severe thunderstorms were detected on weather radar near Laidley, Mulgowie and Casino (NSW).

These thunderstorms are moving towards the east.

They are forecast to affect Grandchester, Amberley and Rosewood by 3pm and Ipswich, Beaudesert and the area between Boonah and Beaudesert by 3:30pm.

Damaging winds are likely. Small hail is possible.

The next warning is due to be issued by 3:30 pm.

A more general severe thunderstorm warning is also current for the Southeast Coast and parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Wide Bay and Burnett and Darling Downs and Granite Belt districts.

 

9AM: Storms could follow another hot day in the Ipswich region.

Moderate north-westerlies will bring warm, dry weather in the morning, however the Bureau of Meteorology has forecast a few showers and the possibility of a thunderstorm later today.

No weather warnings are current for the region, however the Queensland Rural Fire Service has warned of heightened fire danger across the state.

A maximum of 33 degrees is predicted for today, with the mercury dropping to 30, with a possible shower developing tomorrow.

Keep visiting the QT for weather updates through the afternoon.



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