Areas of heavy rain, very windy conditions and possible thunderstorms are expected about the east coast and adjacent inland from about Cardwell to Gladstone, however forecasts are highly dependent on the strength and location of tropical cyclone Debbie - refer to the latest cyclone warnings. A medium to high chance of showers and isolated storms about the Peninsula but only a slight chance about the North Tropical Coast. A medium chance of showers about the southeast. Fine and mostly sunny over much of the interior of the state. Destructive winds developing about parts of the tropical coast - refer to cyclone warnings. Moderate to fresh southeast to northeasterly winds away from the central coast. Moderate westerly winds across the far north, gusty at times about North Tropical Coast.