Hot weather follows wet
IT WAS a wet weekend and before the streets of Warwick had a chance to start drying out they were hit by the water coming from upstream.
The Killarney Show, sporting fields and local parks were the sites of muddy ground and small pools of water over the weekend.
Bureau of Meteorology forecaster David Bernard said that compared to other places Warwick did not get very much rain.
"We got 2mm Friday night through to Saturday morning and 11mm Saturday through to Sunday morning and haven't had anything since," Mr Bernard said.
"Yangan and a few other towns received between 15 and 20mm and Oakington got 30mm.
"The higher rainfalls were further up the Condamine River at Carr's Lookout where they got 57mm Friday to Saturday morning and 55mm Saturday to Sunday morning but nothing since.
"That wet weather was caused by an upper level low which moved across the region on Friday and Saturday and brought moist easterly winds with it."
Some low-lying roads such as Park Road, which runs along the Queen's Park weir, were cut and are expected to remain that away until the extra water passes.
Saturated roads coupled with the added weight and pressure of moving vehicles has caused the widening of potholes in Warwick and on the highways.
A Transport and Main Roads spokeswoman said no main roads in and around Warwick were closed due to flooding.
"Once water levels recede the department will progressively inspect affected roads, bridges and culverts as soon as possible to make sure they are safe, can be re-opened to traffic and take loads of various sizes," she said.
Drivers who come across any potholes are encouraged to report them by calling 'Dob in a pothole' on 13 19 40.
With the wet weekend behind us things are looking brighter for Warwick over the coming week.
"Warwick was heading for a top of 28 degrees (yesterday) and that should go up just a little in the next few days and by Thursday it will be about 32 degrees. About a degree rise for the next few days," Mr Bernard said.
"At this stage it should remain fine until the weekend."