Thunderstorm and Strong Wind Confirmation Reports - Queensland

The pages linked from the following table indicate where thunderstorms have been verified for the various areas listed. Descriptions of the terms used in these tables can be found on the overview page

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Severe thunderstorms, i.e. producing severe wind gusts or large hail or flash-flooding or tornadoes, are flagged for the various areas listed.  More information can be found at www.bom.gov.au/info/thunder/index.shtml
Occurences of hail (any size) that have been reported to the BoM are also listed (Please note: As hail is highly localised, not all occurrences are reported to the Bureau)
Maximum wind gusts (over 55 km/h) are listed after the thunderstorm verifications, for all sites in Qld that measure continuous wind speed.

For information on locations and time periods not covered in these reports please contact us providing the postcode and the name of the closest major town to your location of interest. Please note that there will be a charge for this service. Until further advised, subscribers can avoid these additional charges by quoting their allocated Registered User name when requesting individual reports for areas beyond the coverage of this service.

This service covers areas included on the maps below:

Southeast Queensland map    
Atherton Tablelands Cairns Maryborough & Hervey Bay
Beaudesert Gladstone Rockhampton
Brisbane & Logan Gold Coast & hinterland Sunshine Coast & hinterland
Bundaberg Ipswich Toowoomba
Caboolture & Pine Rivers Mackay Townsville

Daily reports of thunderstorm activity to midnight are updated as soon as possible following receipt of available data. In this initial analysis, most thunderstorm activity will be identified and reported. It is possible, especially in the case of isolated thunderstorm activity, that some thunderstorms are not detected. If there is doubt, please contact us at climatedata@bom.gov.au. We will perform a more thorough analysis to determine whether thunderstorms were likely. As new evidence comes to hand, the reports will be updated for past days.


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Page updated: 16 July 2013