Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for Eastern Washington and North Idaho
National Weather Service Spokane WA
512 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.DISCUSSION...
Warm and dry weather will persist through Friday as high pressure
spans across the Inland Northwest. Expect changes Friday night
into Saturday with breezy, cooler and showery conditions and last
through the weekend and early next week. Drier and warmer weather
can be expected by the middle of next week.

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Forecasts for 20 foot wind speeds (valleys and ridge tops) are
10 minute averages reflecting RAWS wind.
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WAZ676-677-270430-
East Washington South Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 676)-
East Washington Central Cascade Valleys (Zone 677)-
Including the cities of Kittitas Valley, Naches River Valley,
Lake Chelan Area, and Wenatchee River Valley Area
512 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-81.
   24 hr trend......1 to 3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...16-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......Upslope/up valley 2 to 4 mph in the morning
  becoming east 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...4500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the east in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...48-53.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...50-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Downslope/down valley 2 to 5 mph in the
  evening becoming north 3 to 7 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-83.
* Min Humidity...22-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North 3 to 7 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
  afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers.
Lows 43 to 53. Highs 54 to 64. West wind 8 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers. Lows 38 to 46. Highs 52 to 62. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 37 to 44. Highs 57 to 67.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 44. Highs 62 to 72.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 03 - 09 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-270430-
East Washington South Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 680)-
East Washington Central Cascade Mountains (Zone 682)-
Including the cities of Chinook Pass, White Pass, Stevens Pass,
Lake Wenatchee Area, and Cle Elum
512 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-78 valleys and 63-73 mountains.
   24 hr trend......1 to 2 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...18-28 percent.
   24 hr trend......2 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming southeast 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southeast 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...42-48.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...55-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier valleys and 5 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....East 3 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...74-80 valleys and 64-74 mountains.
* Min Humidity...25-35 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming northwest 3 to 7 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in
      the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      north 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...Cooler. Cloudy with chance of rain and
high mountain snow showers. Lows 33 to 43. Highs 50 to
60 valleys...42 to 52 mountains. West wind 7 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of valley rain and mountain
snow showers. Lows 36 to 41 valleys...30 to 37 mountains. Highs
50 to 56 valleys...40 to 50 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 31 to 38. Highs 54 to 61 valleys...
45 to 55 mountains.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 32 to 38. Highs 62 to
67 valleys...51 to 61 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 03 - 09 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-270430-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
512 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-80.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...10-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......North to northwest 2 to 5 mph, becoming up
  valley in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the southeast in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...46-51.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees cooler.
* Max Humidity...40-55 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Poor.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the evening becoming
  north 3 to 7 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...76-83.
* Min Humidity...9-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
  variable 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with rain showers. Lows 48 to
53. Highs 58 to 67. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 43 to 48.
Highs 53 to 60. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 41 to
46. Highs 56 to 64. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 38 to 43. Highs 61 to 68.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 44. Highs 64 to 71.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 03 - 09 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ685-270430-
East Washington North Cascades (Zone 685)-
Including the cities of Mazama, Conconully,
North Cascades Highway, and Pasayten Wilderness
512 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-78 valleys and 62-72 mountains.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...14-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      southeast 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...3500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...44-49 valleys and 39-47 mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Max Humidity...40-50 percent valleys and 45-60 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Poor.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph in the
      evening becoming northwest 3 to 7 mph overnight.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to
  the northeast overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...76-81 valleys and 64-74 mountains.
* Min Humidity...13-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...North 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Rain showers likely. Lows 46 to 51 valleys...
39 to 47 mountains. Highs 59 to 64 valleys...48 to 58 mountains.
West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain and high mountain snow showers likely. Lows 41 to
46 valleys...32 to 42 mountains. Highs 54 to 59 valleys...41 to
51 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain
snow showers. Lows 40 to 45 valleys...30 to 40 mountains. Highs
56 to 61 valleys...43 to 53 mountains. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to
43 valleys...29 to 38 mountains. Highs 61 to 69 valleys...49 to
59 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 03 - 09 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ687-270430-
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687)-
Including the cities of Keller, Republic, and Curlew
512 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...76-81 valleys and 68-75 mountains.
   24 hr trend......4 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...9-19 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...5500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to the
  southeast in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...42-49.
   24 hr trend......2 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...45-60 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Poor.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...79-84 valleys and 71-78 mountains.
* Min Humidity...11-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting
      to the east in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Rain showers likely. Lows 45 to 50. Highs
59 to 65 valleys...53 to 61 mountains. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Rain showers likely. Lows 37 to 47.
Highs 52 to 60 valleys...46 to 56 mountains. West wind 3 to
7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 62 to 67 valleys...
54 to 61 mountains.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 36 to 41. Highs 65 to
70 valleys...57 to 64 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 03 - 09 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ686-270430-
East Washington Northeast (Zone 686)-
Including the cities of Deer Park, Colville, and Newport
512 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...76-81 valleys and 69-75 mountains.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...10-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 4 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...42-49.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...50-65 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier valleys and unchanged
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 4 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the evening becoming
      northeast 3 to 7 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...79-84 valleys and 72-79 mountains.
* Min Humidity...13-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast 3 to 6 mph in the morning
      becoming upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Northeast 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
44 to 49. Highs 56 to 64. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Rain showers likely. Lows 37 to 47.
Highs 51 to 59 valleys...45 to 53 mountains. South wind 3 to
7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers. Lows
36 to 41. Highs 59 to 66 valleys...53 to 61 mountains.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 35 to 40. Highs 64 to
70 valleys...56 to 65 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 03 - 09 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-270430-
Northern and Central Idaho Panhandle (Zone 101)-
Including the cities of St. Maries, Rathdrum Prairie,
Silver Valley, Bonners Ferry, and Priest Lake
512 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-78 valleys and 64-74 mountains.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...16-26 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast 3 to 6 mph in the morning
      becoming upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....East 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...42-48.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent valleys and 50-65 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 4 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the evening becoming
      east 3 to 7 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...77-82 valleys and 69-78 mountains.
* Min Humidity...15-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast 3 to 6 mph in the morning
      becoming upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....East 3 to 7 mph in the morning becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
41 to 47. Highs 57 to 67 valleys...50 to 60 mountains. Southwest
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Rain showers. Lows 41 to 46 valleys...35 to
42 mountains. Highs 48 to 53 valleys...41 to 48 mountains.
Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.MONDAY...Rain and high mountain snow showers likely. Lows 33 to
41. Highs 49 to 54 valleys...41 to 48 mountains. Southwest wind
3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain
snow showers. Lows 33 to 39. Highs 54 to 59 valleys...44 to
54 mountains.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
33 to 39. Highs 60 to 65 valleys...50 to 60 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 03 - 09 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-674-270430-
East Washington Northern Columbia Basin (Zone 673)-
East Washington Palouse and Spokane Area (Zone 674)-
Including the cities of Waterville, Wilbur, Ritzville,
Moses Lake, Spokane, Cheney, Davenport, and Pullman
512 AM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...76-82.
   24 hr trend......3 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...11-21 percent.
   24 hr trend......1 percent wetter.
* 20-foot winds.......East 3 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...46-52.
   24 hr trend......1 degree warmer.
* Max Humidity...55-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast 4 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.FRIDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...79-84.
* Min Humidity...15-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Northeast 4 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6500 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northeast 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.SATURDAY...Much cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers. Lows 46 to 52. Highs 59 to 64. Southwest wind 8 to
12 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 42 to 47.
Highs 53 to 62. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 41 to
46. Highs 53 to 62. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Lows 39 to 44. Highs 59 to 67.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 39 to 44. Highs 63 to 71.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 03 - 09 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Below Normal Precipitation.


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