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    Anyone living near Macclesfield?

    We have the Schools' biathlon semi-finals on Sunday. Just wondering what the weather's like?

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    Mum's up on the top in Buxton and had 10 inches of snow on Sunday. The road to Macc was closed

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    I'm in Sheffield which isn't too far over and it's bloody freezing.

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    I'm about 5 miles from Macc (Poynton), it's bitterly cold at this point.....forecasting heavy snow for tonight (and it's had some light snow here already). Supposed to be slightly warmer tomorrow with a lot of rain.

    Snow/Ice from earlier in the week hasn't thawed completely at the Wife's school which is in Macc.

    Hope this is of some use :-)

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    Thanks @Iain.Faulkner. The event is at Macclesfield Leisure Centre and they sent a picture of the running track. Great for speed skating! A good soaking of rain might help but they have to make a decision by tomorrow lunchtime, so if you do get more snow I think it will be cancelled. Great shame after all of the effort we have put in.

    Can you PM me an update if it does get worse?

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    They cancelled it. 3" of snow last night apparently. Shame, we have had a beautiful morning here.

    Here's a pic of the running track taken this morning. I can't see the problem personally.

    Anyone living near Macclesfield?-macclesfield_20130126.jpg
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    Sorry, only just picked up your reply :-(

    The really daft thing is, after it threw snow down on Friday night it's rained ever since and you wouldn't think it had snowed at all.

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    I guessed that would be the case. Trouble is, they had to make a decision by Saturday lunchtime. Oh well, I missed the delight of the M5/M6 in the minibus.

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