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FNUS51 KCTP 241019  
FWFCTP  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA  
619 AM EDT FRI MAY 24 2019  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE LOCATED NORTH OF THE GREAT LAKES WILL BUILD  
SOUTHEAST INTO THE REGION TODAY. THIS WEATHER FEATURE WILL  
BRING US DRY AND BREEZY CONDITIONS FOR TODAY WITH LOWER  
HUMIDITY.  
 
A RETURN TO WARMER TEMPERATURES, HIGHER HUMIDITY AND SEVERAL  
BOUTS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR OVER THE UPCOMING  
HOLIDAY WEEKEND. SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS COULD BE STRONG TO  
SEVERE WITH LOCALIZED GUSTY WINDS AND HAIL BOTH AFTERNOONS.  
 
MEMORIAL DAY ITSELF SHOULD BE MAINLY DRY WITH COMFORTABLE  
HUMIDITY. MORNING SUNSHINE WILL BE FOLLOWED BY THICKENING  
AFTERNOON CLOUDS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE DAY ACROSS THE WESTERN THIRD  
OF THE STATE.  
 
PAZ004>006-010-011-242130-  
WARREN-MCKEAN-POTTER-ELK-CAMERON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WARREN, BRADFORD, COUDERSPORT, ST. MARYS,  
RIDGWAY, AND EMPORIUM  
619 AM EDT FRI MAY 24 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 60  
TEMP (24H TREND) 68 (-7) 50 (-1) 79  
RH % (24H TREND) 39 (0) 96 (-4) 50  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 10 G20 S 7  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 9 G19 N 5 SW 9 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.02 0.19  
PRECIP DURATION 1 4  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 PM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4170 20 4690  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 18 E 2 SW 22  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 79400 0 170650  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS >25 STRIKES  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. MINIMUM RH 59 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 51 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ012-017-018-242130-  
NORTHERN CLINTON-CLEARFIELD-NORTHERN CENTRE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RENOVO, DUBOIS, CLEARFIELD,  
AND PHILIPSBURG  
619 AM EDT FRI MAY 24 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 72 (-4) 51 (-2) 77  
RH % (24H TREND) 38 (-17) 89 (-11) 50  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 11 G21 S 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 10 G21 N 5 SW 8 G19  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.10  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4520 0 3300  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 20 NE 1 S 16  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 86450 0 107900  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS16-25 STRIKES  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO  
15 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ024-033-242130-  
CAMBRIA-SOMERSET-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF JOHNSTOWN AND SOMERSET  
619 AM EDT FRI MAY 24 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE SHOWERS TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 20 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 71 (-5) 56 (+1) 80  
RH % (24H TREND) 42 (-14) 86 (-14) 47  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 11 G21 S 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 12 G21 NW 6 SW 9 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.01 0.07  
PRECIP DURATION 0 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 2 AM CONTINUING  
PRECIP END CONTINUING CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 3960 30 7520  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 21 W 3 SW 24  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 76230 0 181060  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS16-25 STRIKES  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 3  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 58 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 60.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 64 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 60.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 61 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO  
20 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ019-025>028-242130-  
SOUTHERN CENTRE-BLAIR-HUNTINGDON-MIFFLIN-JUNIATA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF STATE COLLEGE, ALTOONA, HUNTINGDON,  
MOUNT UNION, LEWISTOWN, AND MIFFLINTOWN  
619 AM EDT FRI MAY 24 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 76 (-2) 52 (-5) 76  
RH % (24H TREND) 39 (-15) 93 (-7) 53  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 11 G22 S 5  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 11 G21 N 6 S 7 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.05  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5050 40 2680  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 21 N 5 S 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 104170 0 53270  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS16-25 STRIKES  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 2  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 45 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
15 TO 20 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ034>036-242130-  
BEDFORD-FULTON-FRANKLIN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BEDFORD, MCCONNELLSBURG, AND CHAMBERSBURG  
619 AM EDT FRI MAY 24 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 77 (-2) 55 (-4) 77  
RH % (24H TREND) 37 (-17) 90 (-10) 49  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 11 G21 S 5  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 11 G21 NW 6 S 7  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.05  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4740 0 3290  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 22 NW 5 S 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 97140 0 102580  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS16-25 STRIKES  
HAINES INDEX 5 5 2  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 57 PERCENT.  
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S.  
MINIMUM RH 50 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 44 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 53 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
15 TO 20 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ037-041-042-242130-  
TIOGA-NORTHERN LYCOMING-SULLIVAN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MANSFIELD, WELLSBORO, TROUT RUN,  
AND LAPORTE  
619 AM EDT FRI MAY 24 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 50  
TEMP (24H TREND) 69 (-4) 46 (-6) 70  
RH % (24H TREND) 40 (-6) 100 (0) 55  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 13 G22 S 6  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 11 G21 N 6 S 10 G18  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.12  
PRECIP DURATION 2  
PRECIP BEGIN 6 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 4720 0 2380  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 20 NE 3 S 23  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 96430 0 54850  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 0  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS16-25 STRIKES  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 2  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN  
THE MID 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 70. MINIMUM RH 60 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID  
70S. MINIMUM RH 56 PERCENT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER  
50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RH 55 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ045-046-049>053-058-242130-  
SOUTHERN CLINTON-SOUTHERN LYCOMING-UNION-SNYDER-MONTOUR-  
NORTHUMBERLAND-COLUMBIA-SCHUYLKILL-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LOCK HAVEN, WILLIAMSPORT, LEWISBURG,  
SELINSGROVE, DANVILLE, SUNBURY, SHAMOKIN, BLOOMSBURG, BERWICK,  
AND POTTSVILLE  
619 AM EDT FRI MAY 24 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 40  
TEMP (24H TREND) 75 (0) 50 (-5) 72  
RH % (24H TREND) 37 (-16) 100 (0) 53  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 11 G22 SE 5  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 11 G21 N 6 S 8 G17  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5820 0 2830  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 21 N 8 S 18  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 112440 0 54460  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS16-25 STRIKES  
HAINES INDEX 4 4 2  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND  
60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 80.  
MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 43 PERCENT. SOUTH WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER  
60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
PAZ056-057-059-063>066-242130-  
PERRY-DAUPHIN-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF NEWPORT, HARRISBURG, HERSHEY, LEBANON,  
CARLISLE, GETTYSBURG, YORK, AND LANCASTER  
619 AM EDT FRI MAY 24 2019  
 
TODAY TONIGHT SAT  
 
CLOUD COVER MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  
PRECIP TYPE NONE NONE TSTMS  
CHANCE PRECIP (%) 0 0 30  
TEMP (24H TREND) 78 (+1) 54 (-6) 75  
RH % (24H TREND) 37 (-16) 90 (-7) 53  
20FT WND-VAL/AM(MPH) NW 11 G22 SE 5  
20FT WND-RDG/PM(MPH) NW 12 G23 N 6 S 8  
PRECIP AMOUNT 0.00 0.00 0.04  
PRECIP DURATION 1  
PRECIP BEGIN 8 AM  
PRECIP END CONTINUING  
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL/MSL) 5730 0 2860  
TRANSPORT WND (MPH) NW 23 N 5 S 22  
VENT RATE (KT-FT) 117940 0 57520  
DISPERSION 5 1 5  
DSI 1 0 1  
LAL NO TSTMS NO TSTMS16-25 STRIKES  
HAINES INDEX 5 4 2  
RH RECOVERY EXCELLENT EXCELLENT EXCELLENT  
 
REMARKS...NONE.  
   
FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7
 
   
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
60S. HIGHS IN THE MID 80S. MINIMUM RH 49 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 5 TO  
10 MPH.    
MEMORIAL DAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
MID 60S. HIGHS AROUND 80. MINIMUM RH 54 PERCENT. NORTHWEST WINDS  
5 TO 10 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE  
LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 48 PERCENT. WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE  
UPPER 60S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S. MINIMUM RH 40 PERCENT. SOUTH  
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID  
60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. MINIMUM RH 52 PERCENT. WEST WINDS  
10 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
   
OUTLOOK 8 TO 14 DAYS
 
 
TEMPERATURES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL.  
 

 
 
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