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
545 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018


.DISCUSSION...

High pressure over Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho will
allow dry weather to continue through much of the week. Changes
are expected over the weekend with a threat of showers returning
to the region as well as cooler temperatures.

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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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WAZ676-677-250430-
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
545 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...65-75.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...12-22 percent.
   24 hr trend......4 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...40-46.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...55-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the evening becoming
  northwest 3 to 7 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...East 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to the
  west overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...69-79.
* Min Humidity...15-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
  east 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to the
  east in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 44 to 50. Highs 71 to 80.
Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 52. Highs 72 to 82. North
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
45 to 52. Highs 58 to 68. West wind 8 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 40 to
48. Highs 50 to 60.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to
46. Highs 53 to 63.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ680-682-250430-
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
545 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...66-71 valleys and 56-66 mountains.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...19-29 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Southeast 5 to 7 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southeast 6 to 10 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...38-43.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent valleys and 55-70 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier valleys and unchanged
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southeast 3 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
      variable 2 to 5 mph overnight.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to
  the west overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-76 valleys and 61-71 mountains.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 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...5000 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.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 44. Highs 71 to 76 valleys...
63 to 72 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers. Lows
42 to 47. Highs 70 to 77 valleys...60 to 70 mountains. North wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers.
Lows 43 to 48 valleys...37 to 44 mountains. Highs 54 to
62 valleys...45 to 55 mountains. West wind 8 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and
high mountain snow showers. Lows 36 to 44 valleys...30 to
39 mountains. Highs 49 to 57 valleys...41 to 51 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ684-250430-
East Washington Okanogan/Methow Valleys (Zone 684)-
Including the cities of Methow River Valley, Okanogan Valley,
and Nespelem
545 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...69-75.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...8-18 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
  south 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...40-45.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...55-70 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...South 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to the
  northwest overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-78.
* Min Humidity...10-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......North 5 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 43 to 48. Highs 73 to 79. Northeast wind
3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 46 to 51. Highs 75 to 84. North
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
47 to 52. Highs 64 to 71. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 44 to
49. Highs 54 to 62.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 41 to
47. Highs 57 to 64.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ685-250430-
East Washington North Cascades (Zone 685)-
Including the cities of Mazama, Conconully,
North Cascades Highway, and Pasayten Wilderness
545 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...68-73 valleys and 56-66 mountains.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...14-24 percent.
   24 hr trend......3 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming south 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Southeast 5 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...3000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...36-42 valleys and 33-41 mountains.
   24 hr trend......6 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent valleys and 55-70 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......Unchanged valleys and 5 percent wetter
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 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....South 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to
      the west overnight.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...South 3 to 7 mph in the evening shifting to the
  west overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-76 valleys and 59-69 mountains.
* Min Humidity...16-26 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...North 4 to 8 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....North 5 to 7 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...5000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 47 valleys...35 to
44 mountains. Highs 72 to 77 valleys...62 to 71 mountains. East
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 45 to 50 valleys...38 to
47 mountains. Highs 75 to 80 valleys...62 to 72 mountains.
Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
45 to 50 valleys...38 to 46 mountains. Highs 64 to 69 valleys...
50 to 60 mountains. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 42 to
47 valleys...33 to 43 mountains. Highs 56 to 61 valleys...44 to
54 mountains.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain and high mountain
snow showers. Lows 39 to 44 valleys...30 to 40 mountains. Highs
57 to 62 valleys...43 to 53 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ687-250430-
East Washington Okanogan Highlands (Zone 687)-
Including the cities of Keller, Republic, and Curlew
545 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...70-75 valleys and 63-70 mountains.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...10-20 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 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...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...38-43.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...61-80 percent valleys and 50-65 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...South 1 to 2 mph in the evening shifting to the
  north overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-78 valleys and 65-72 mountains.
* Min Humidity...10-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....North 5 to 6 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...7000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 38 to 45. Highs 75 to 80 valleys...69 to
75 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 48. Highs 78 to 84 valleys...
70 to 78 mountains. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
44 to 49. Highs 65 to 70 valleys...59 to 65 mountains. South wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers. Lows 38 to 47. Highs 56 to 61 valleys...49 to
56 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ686-250430-
East Washington Northeast (Zone 686)-
Including the cities of Deer Park, Colville, and Newport
545 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...70-75 valleys and 62-70 mountains.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...9-19 percent.
   24 hr trend......6 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...36-41.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Downslope/downvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...East 1 to 2 mph in the evening shifting to the
  northeast overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-78 valleys and 64-72 mountains.
* Min Humidity...14-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      northwest 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...3 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Northwest 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 38 to 44. Highs 75 to 80 valleys...69 to
75 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 79 to 84 valleys...
71 to 78 mountains. East wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
44 to 49. Highs 65 to 70 valleys...59 to 65 mountains. South wind
3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Rain showers likely. Lows 41 to 47. Highs 51 to
59.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 37 to
44. Highs 55 to 60 valleys...48 to 55 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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IDZ101-250430-
Northern and Central Idaho Panhandle (Zone 101)-
Including the cities of St. Maries, Rathdrum Prairie,
Silver Valley, Bonners Ferry, and Priest Lake
545 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...68-73 valleys and 60-70 mountains.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...13-23 percent.
   24 hr trend......9 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Northeast 3 to 7 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...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...38-44.
   24 hr trend......8 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent valleys and 55-70 percent mountains.
   24 hr trend......10 percent drier valleys and 5 percent drier
                    mountains.
* Humidity Recovery...Fair.
* 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...South 0 to 5 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...69-74 valleys and 60-70 mountains.
* Min Humidity...20-30 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/Lwr Slopes...Upslope/upvalley 2 to 5 mph in the morning
      becoming northwest 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/Upr Slopes....Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
      northwest 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...2 very low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...Southwest 3 to 7 mph in the morning shifting to
  the northwest in the afternoon.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 38 to 44. Highs 67 to 76. East wind 3 to
7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 42 to 47. Highs 77 to 82 valleys...
70 to 79 mountains. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
43 to 48. Highs 63 to 68 valleys...56 to 63 mountains. Southwest
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SUNDAY...Rain showers. Lows 37 to 45. Highs 49 to 58.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain showers. Lows 34 to
41. Highs 52 to 57 valleys...44 to 52 mountains.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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WAZ673-674-250430-
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
545 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

.Today...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...71-77.
   24 hr trend......7 degrees warmer.
* Min Humidity...9-19 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* 20-foot winds.......East 5 to 7 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the
  morning.
* Haines Index...5 moderate.
* Mixing Height...4000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...East 8 to 12 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/Weather...Mostly clear.
* LAL....1.
* Min Temperature...41-46.
   24 hr trend......5 degrees warmer.
* Max Humidity...65-80 percent.
   24 hr trend......5 percent drier.
* Humidity Recovery...Good.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...Near surface.
* Transport Winds...Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.

.WEDNESDAY...
* Sky/Weather...Sunny.
* LAL....1.
* Max Temperature...73-79.
* Min Humidity...13-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......Variable 2 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
  northwest 3 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* Haines Index...4 low.
* Mixing Height...6000 ft AGL.
* Transport Winds...North 5 to 10 mph.
* CWR (> 0.10 IN)...0 percent.


.Forecast Days 3 Through 7......
.THURSDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 50. Highs 75 to 82. Northeast wind
3 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. Lows 47 to 53. Highs 79 to 84. Northeast
wind 3 to 7 mph.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers. Lows
47 to 52. Highs 64 to 70. Southwest wind 8 to 12 mph.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with chance of rain
showers. Lows 40 to 48. Highs 54 to 63.

.8 to 14 Day Outlook for MAY 01 - 07 2018

Above Normal Temperatures and Near Normal Precipitation.


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