By the early afternoon, a gust front had become established across the Central and Western Darling Downs between Inverell (Northern NSW) and to the East of Roma. By 3pm this line was now located between Chinchilla and Stanthorpe and had become severe warned for damaging wind gusts. Soon after, Dalby recorded 89km/h winds, Oakey then followed with 76km/h, Wellcamp maxed the official gusts at 93km/h and Toowoomba saw 72km/h. Unfortunately, a man in his 40’s was injured near Toowoomba after a tree branch fell on him. Its understood that he has notable chest injuries but is in a stable condition
By 5:40pm while the line was stretching all the way from Murgon to Casino (300km), it contained a severe core 130km long which barrelled straight into Ipswich, Brisbane and the Bayside producing 89km/h winds in the Bayside and 78km/h at the Airport. More than 12,000 people lost power also with widespread falls of 10-20mm observed across Brisbane Metro, Scenic Rim, Granite Belt and Gold Coast Hinterland. The most prominent feature however was the structure with an intense shelf cloud swallowing all underneath it.