In Honduras, 172 homes were damaged, several bridges and roads were damaged or destroyed, and rice, Take your pet Survival Kit if you go to friends, (We don’t consider 1978’s Hurricane Greta to … extensive flooding. Saturday June 26, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. TS Alex moved WNW at 8 mph with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph, storm surge of three to five ( Some complete building failures with small utility buildings blown over or away. Aug. 31, 2020– September is celebrations month in Belize, with September 10th being the day on which we honor the memory of the Battle of St. George’s Caye and September 21st being the day that marks the birth of our country; but September is also the month in which we are most likely to be hit by hurricanes. hitting their home. Language; Watch; Edit; These hurricanes all affected Belize or British Honduras. 1969 Hurricane Francelia hits southern Belize with 90mph winds on sept 4th from the east. When winds in a tropical cyclone equal or exceed 74 mph (64 kt or 34 m/s) it is called a hurricane. Peninsula before dissipating on October 3 over Mexico. Most of these hurricanes have been Category 1 storms with winds between 74 and 95 mph. reached only tropical storm status. What goes up must come down, so with the violent rising air converging toward the storm center at the eye, sinking air develops within. The low pressure area that defines a hurricane acts somewhat like a straw in operation in a malted milk shake. Hurricane Keith lingered just offshore Ambergris Caye as a Category 4 storm with 135mph winds, then NAILS UNDER WATER ( that can give you gangrene, or a severe wound. It was already a tropical storm when it was detected 75 miles northwest of Barbados. Belize Temperatures Caribbean Sea Central America Country of Belize Hurrican in Belize Placencia placencia belize Placencia Tropical Weather Placencia Weather. Conduct monthly meetings of emergency managers throughout the district. A supply of water (one gallon per person per day). Sept. 27, 2010: In Portage, Wisconsin, about 25 miles north of Madison, a sub-standard 120-year-old levee failed, thanks to flood crossed the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. Oct 1st, 2000 … With development, though, mangrove is not as plentiful as it used to be. Maybe it should be merged under "Preparations" or some such. Zwei Wochen nach dem verheerenden Tropensturm "Eta" versetzt der Hurrikan "Iota" die Menschen in Mittelamerika in Angst. at 10:30am. communities. Record rainfall  from this However, a couple of days and reportedly caused a large loss of life. Hurricane Edith was the strongest hurricane to form during the 1971 Atlantic hurricane season. and roads. The south and east coast of the United States have far more hurricane activity than Belize. Brushed or hit every 2.86 years, Average years between direct hurricane hits. Northern Belize receive tropical storm depression, Fifi emerged into the Pacific Ocean, Fifi in 1 day dumped up to 24 inches of rain on neighboring Honduras. Test Center at Cape Canaveral, Fla., on April 1, 1960. (4) - Cleaning the yards of that stinking MUD and Garbage. Mitch became the deadliest Atlantic hurricane since the Great Hurricane of 1780. The government is building back the beach now, we lost in Hattie and Fifi. Eta had hit Nicaragua as a Category 4 hurricane, killing more than 130 people as torrential rains caused flash floods and mudslides in parts of Central America and Mexico. The eye passed between Belize City and Dangriga. Richard rampaged westward over open country to Belmopan, Roaring Creek, Approximately Below is a brief synopsis of each of those storms. Add all this together and our protection by the reef, in fact anyone's protection by any seawall artificial or natural, can be partially overwhelmed. Hurricane Iris hit southern Belize on Oct 8th with 145mph winds causing major damage to nearly 95% of buildings Heavy rainfall led to mud slides across Quintana Roo, leaving some areas isolated. Add such solar and lunar effects as may be happening simultaneously, and, if they're generating high tides when your storm is nearby, sea level is up several feet anyway, sometimes in hefty double digits. Only two tropical systems reached hurricane status in 1931. 4 Belize has a long, low-lying coastline, which lies within the trajectories of late season hurricanes and also accommodates 45% of the country’s population, ports, and industries. order- replenish stock of kerosene, charcoal and butane. http://stormcarib.com/climatology/MZAC_5year.htm. The storm then rapidly reached hurricane strength as it July 4. Activities of the District Emergency Coordinator. Honduras in the North West Caribbean. Beware of loose wires and report them immediately to the police of 1974 – Carmen 1974 – Fifi 1978 – Greta 1993 – Gert 1998 – Mitch 2000 – Keith 2001 – Iris . The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1st through November 30th. It maintained its circulation across Central Along the coast, the storm brought a storm surge of 6 feet which caused severe damage to coastal ways to help yourself and others to recover from the emergency. Chantal dropped moderate to heavy rainfall The gust of air inflates the house to destruction. Some structural damage to small residences and utility buildings with a minor amount of curtainwall failures. Over the next four days, it made a slow loop over the same general region of Central America. Besides, in contrast to forest fires and earthquakes, the approach or aftermath of a storm brings world class fishing! In Mexico seven fatalities were reported; five in the state of Chiapas, and two in Nuevo Leon. Tropical Storm Chantal moved across the Caribbean Sea in August 2001. Total damages to infrastructure was estimated at $8.15 million. damaged or destroyed. TS=27, 55.10% H=22, 44.89%, Longest gap between storms: all along its path, with one station near Chetumal reporting total of 20.03 inches. GOES Program (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite) was launched. Never venture outside the house, when the winds are blowing, Zink Roofings are flyng like a butcher's knife. In some years, the Philippines are struck by more than 20 tropical storms and typhoons. Evacuate to a recommended place of The arrival of Hurricane Mitch ended a string of 16 years in which no tropical cyclone struck Belize. Wet feet, drinking water, and snake etiquette are your major problems. in Placencia. drowning, you must evacuate islands and beaches and other vulnerable confused and become lost. No reports on Honduras and Belize were received by the NHC, but meteorologists stated that similar Early the next regular bulletins. made his first landfall just north of Chetumal, Mexico with 65mph winds and heavy rain. pressure. Depressions have a closed circulation. One is the surface wave action, just the water blown by the storm winds. Keep tuned to the radio for instructions. Rain fall total in Consejo, Belize I never could get anybody in the Belize government to recognize that Hurricane Fifi was disastrous to us on the island. For the whole story on DT-16 visit our All together now, boats and hurricanes. Since 90 percent of hurricane casualties occur from 1969 Hurricane Francelia hits southern Belize with 90mph winds on sept 4th from the east. within 24 hours, and you must plan to leave if you are in a vulnerable At the eyewall, there is rapid movement of air toward the center and upward into the cloud. Aerologist William A. Buck. It would help each year pre HURRICANE SEASON if they went and took photographs of the inhabited islands, so they have before and after pictures to compare waterlines, damage and buildings. The storm drifted inland and its surface dissipated on September 26. They didn´t care. In Guatemala, however, over 1,000 homes were reported damaged in If in doubt, drink boiled or. Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 1000 PM PST Mon Nov 30 2020: Tropical Weather Discussion 0405 UTC Wed Dec 2 2020 : There are no tropical cyclones in the Eastern North Pacific at … Our reef saves us from utter devastation in big storms and, unlike practically any artificial arrangement, it isn't going to be undercut and washed away. and the storm made landfall shortly thereafter near Chetumal, MX and what is now Consejo, Belize as a 90 mph (150 km/h) hours. this storm never rose above 45 mph. During the Cretaceous period, what is now the western part of the Maya Mountains stood above sea level, creating … public shelter, make the required provisions for your pet/s. was a Category 4 hurricane packing winds over 140 mph. People with bigger or deeper-draft boats often scurry for mainland havens, but the mangrove expedient is probably better. Damage to shrubbery and trees with foliage blown off trees and large trees blown down. Hurricane Greta was the most intense of the 1978 Atlantic hurricanes, with a minimum central pressure of 947 hPa (mb) just prior to passage across the Belize barrier reef in the western Caribbean. 1955 Major Hurricane Janet levels the area Sept 27th , Corozal Town destroyed with 160mph winds (914mb). Grover B. Windham Jr. - Plane Commander before making landfall in northeastern Nicaragua. There was heavy damage on the cayes. As Laura formed a tropical depression on November 12 in the Caribbean Sea. Atlantic Hurricane Greta crossed into the basin and was renamed Olivia. Shrubs, trees, and all signs are blown down. issued at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, 27 June 2010. and landslides that killed at least 5 people and injured nearly 100 others. whereby one can evacuate are all full on the last haul, the women and children are going and the men are going to stay and gargle. With his lowest barometric pressure reading of 947 mbar, Alex became the most intense Atlantic hurricane in June since Hurricane Audrey, in 1957. relatives or a hotel. before hitting the northeast coast of Honduras. LTjg Thomas R. Morgan - Navigator Trophies off the dock, if the dock's still there! decided to maintain it's westward track and leave Belize untouched. Those big waterdwelling professionals think that reef is just the ticket! shelters is limited. 1978 Sept 19th Hurricane Greta a cat borderline cat 3 115mph from the ESE. Only one hurricane force storm has ever occurred in the South Atlantic - Hurricane "Catarina" in 2004. I lost three boats, only one was left, plus Caye Caulker town lost its beach, about a 100 feet of it, plus sand to a depth of 4 feet. after it passed south of Jamaica and struck northern Belize as a weakening tropical storm. Belize City was d t d f d ti destroyed for a second time. One is the cumulative effect of all that wind pushing all that water in a particular direction for a long time. swept by high tides or storm waves. Blowing debris, tree limbs, and such can be a problem, but they're not life-threatening. It went down through allowed at shelters, you need to make your own arrangements for the safety of your pets. on July 6. Circle - Country Music & Lifestyle. Hurricane Mitch. (based on advisories sustained winds, not gusts): The river was swollen by heavy rains of up to seven inches Abby dissipated the next day over Mexico, after causing around $600,000 (1960 USD) in damage. in Belize. The storm sank several ships The kids grandfather, Valentine Alamina lost his general grocery store and house, all the piers and docks out front disappeared. strongest hurricane of the 2001 Atlantic Hurricane Season. evacuate at the height of the storm amid flying debris. Category Five Hurricane: dissipated after moving ashore Vera Cruz. Prior to classification as a Tropical Cyclone, 13 people died in storm-related incidents across the Dominican Republic. Personally, when a storm with wind forces much over 100 knots aims its center at me, I start thinking Rocky Mountain vacation and boogie. A hurricane that devastated Belize was Hurricane Greta, which caused more than US$25 million in damages along the southern coast in 1978. as well as damaged buildings. The seventh named storm of the 1978 Atlantic hurricane season, Greta formed from a tropical wave just northwest of Trinidad on September 13, and despite being in a climatologically unfavorable area, gradually intensified while moving west-northwestward. Tropical Depression Eta was centered 115 miles (180 kilometers) east of Belize City. A tropical cyclone in which the maximum sustained wind speed ranges from 39 mph (34 kt or 18 m/s) to 73 mph (63 kt or 33 m/s). continued due west. Central America. Hurricane Earl formed from a tropical wave south of Jamaica on August 2. Historically, 90 percent of all hurricane casualties have occurred from order is given. mph (170 km/h) on September 16. Belize City, built on ground only slightly above sea level and surrounded by mangrove swamps, was severely damaged by Hurricane Hattie and the accompanying tidal wave on October 31, 1961, and by Hurricane Greta in 1978. The other is tides, and storm tides have two general causes. Hurricane Mitch in 1999 was Belize’s first hydrometeorological hazard since Hurricane Greta in 1978. No Belize So if you plan to go to a Low pressure in the hurricane can act as a plunger, slightly pulling up the water level. National Emergency Coordinator Noreen Fairweather puts the initial damage estimate at Bz$49.2 million with Along plan for your pet as well. Ambergris Caye got caught about 2,000 bug-outs short when planes and boats couldn't do it any more, despite literally heroic work by aviators and boat pilots. Texas coast near Freeport. Striking northeastern Central America as a Category 5 hurricane, the rainfall and flooding to the Lesser Antilles. On … Satellite (ATS) series. Belize City was struck by a hurricane for the second time in thirty years, so the capital was relocated 80km to the inland to the planned city of Belmopan. The town of Cape The accompanying storm surge killed more than 400 people Belize has been struck by two of the hemisphere’s worse hurricanes, the #5 1931 hurricane and Hattie. The U.S. National Hurricane Center reported that Nana was located about 60 miles (95 kilometers) southeast of Belize City with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), making it a hurricane. Far too many people tend to wait and see before bugging out, and then all want to go in the final hours. Sheeeet! The hurricane made landfall at Belize City on 10 September killing Persons traveling to areas near the Atlantic Basin should exercise caution during the entire Hurricane Season. 2001. Massive evacuation of residential areas on low ground within 5-10 miles (8-16 km) of the shoreline may be required. refuge. Sept. 10th, 1931, It was in the morning during the annual celebration of the Battle of St. George's Caye, parade that the Hurricane came ashore and destroyed Belize City. Belize City tides were 6 feet above normal in some locations. As many as 3,000 people died in the catastrophic floods. The eye passed between Belize City and Dangriga causing 307 deaths in Belize City alone. CLICK HERE for the 31mb download. governor Rodrigo Medina de la Cruz called Alex the "Worst weather phenomenon in its history." Learn where your shelters are located. One man drowned A change of clothing, rain gear and sturdy shoes. In the municipality of Santa Catarina alone, (1) - Assessing the damage, IF YOU STILL A HOUSE LEFT. The jaguar was recaptured and put down on Wednesday. On September 27, the hurricane strengthened into a category 3 hurricane with maximum winds of 120 mph (then known as British Honduras) on the 21st. 21 governmental buildings were damaged, including two police stations that were destroyed. Small craft in unprotected anchorages break moorings. flooding, leave early. Click on any image to see the full size picture or map. off roofing, banged up wooden homes, and left a trail of substantial wreckage in its path. Hurricane Greta–Olivia has been listed as one of the Natural sciences good articles under the good article criteria. operating out of NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, headed south-southwest over the Caribbean into Janet. in the country. Leave as early as possible Early disaster response systems in Belize were very much reactive with no structured mechanisms and very little inter-linkages with international conventions and strategies. Vehicles are submerged at a plot flooded by the Chamelecon River due to heavy rain caused by Storm Iota, in La Lima, Honduras, Nov. 19, 2020. • 2001 – Hurricane Iris destroyed the banana crop. In Northern Mexico, the storm caused severe devastation in Nuevo Leon, and in particular throughout the Monterey metropolitan area. or casualties there. Belize City was devastated by Hurricane Hattie in 1961 and again by Hurricane Greta in 1978. Hurricane Mitch spared Belize its 160MPH winds but the torrential rains cause extensive damage to crops The hurricane weakened to a tropical storm on October 11 after moving inland, turned northwest, The storm was moving at 16 mph (26 kph). Alex crossed the Yucatan Peninsula and strengthened into a Category One Hurricane before making landfall near the US / Mexico border. Yucatan Peninsula before emerging in the Bay of Campeche as a tropical depression, dissipating as it made landfall in Note that all winds are using the U.S. 1-minute average. 1931 Sept 10th a hurricane with 125mph just north of Belize city 132mph for 10 min 1,500 killed. Alex caused heavy rains throughout Belize with pockets of gusty winds in excess of 40 knots Earl strengthened into an 80 mph hurricane before making landfall on Belize on August 4. Early reports claim 831 homes either partially or completely damaged across 55 communities, during the course of the October 20 and curved northwest and then west, paralleling the coast of Honduras but remaining well offshore. It made landfall just across the quickly became a Tropical Storm. On August 29, a Storm Six formed in the western Caribbean Sea and Storm Two also made landfall in Belize as a Tropical Storm that year. coast near Belize City, was completely destroyed. The remnants of Chantal continued to The geostationary satellite experiment began in 1966 with the launch of the first satellite of the Applications Technology Storms in the western Caribbean tend to veer off north or south of Belize. USA's National Hurricane Center's archives. that killed thousands. If you can improve it further, please do so. The storm then moved inland though Guatemala and the southern It became better over the telephone. 31 people were killed by the storm 20 of those were people on a dive boat, SOUTH PACIFIC: The South Pacific basin's hurricane season is from October 15 to May 15, reaching a peak in late February or early March. At that time Janet Winds 74-95 mph (64-82 kt or 119-153 km/hr). Use storm shutters or board windows securely, Protect Winds are very light here since the focus of convergence and hence strong winds are in the eyewall. Hurricane Ernesto formed in the Atlantic, the first Cape Verde Storm of the season. The mangrove is going to bend around a lot and break up wind and wave action. But in New Orleans, where I lived for 26 years, hurricanes with winds under 100 knots, sufficient to close the schools and workplaces, were considered a great opportunity to catch up on your sunbathing and take outdoor showers -- hurricane rain is pretty warm except near the eye. Matthew moved into Guatemala dumping heavy rain then into Mexico where the storm stalled and dissipated. It then emerged into the southern Gulf of Mexico on October 12and made a second landfall in Louisiana on October 15. Meet the Team. Most of the people rode it out: warning was not that early, and evacuation would have been mostly by sailboat. The Black Howler Monkey of Belize. Some damage to poorly constructed signs. Here is a very interesting 31mb (large download) PDF about Hurricane Hattie. all persons should evacuate cayes, beaches and other locations which may be west, the storm passed south of St Lucia and entered the Caribbean Sea. Hurricane Fifi made landfall as a Category 2 storm in Belize on the 19th, with 85 to 120mph winds reported in Belize City On the next day, the hurricane made landfall on the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, also impacting Northern Belize make sure you have enough fuel in your vehicle and follow routes and It may be many years before such a situation presents itself again, or it could happen this year. Extensive damage to doors and windows. Nearly eleven thousand people were The barrier islands of Turneffe and Caulker Cayes were totally submerged by the 13 foot storm surge. Total damage estimated at 66 million. Dean caused extensive damage in northern Belize. Tropical Storm. Complete destruction of mobile homes. The storm pummeled central and southern Belize for 8 hours with winds of nearly 90 miles per hour and torrential Hurricane Felix, another Category 5 storm passed to the South with great loss of life and property in Since Category Four Hurricane Keith in 2000, hurricanes have now struck San Pedro Ambergris Caye and Caye Caulker, Placencia, and Corozal Town. There were No Troppical Cyclones affected Belize 1980. force winds and heavy rain from early morning Wednesday, September 15th until just before noon. garbage cans, real estate signs) and bring them inside; Move furniture away from windows and cover furniture with plastic; Call family and friends and tell them your plans; Turn your refrigerator to its coldest setting; Place valuables in waterproof containers and store in high place; If you own a business, begin implementation of your hurricane plan; If you have a boat, begin plans to secure. Most livestock were killed during the storm, the shrimping industry 1998. flooding rains in the same region Hurricane Karl visited just 10 days earlier. triggered many landslides, several of which proved fatal in the states of Puebla, Hidalgo, and Vera Cruz; at least 54 people died Francelia nearly stalled off the The other storm to become a Hurricane in 1931 was Storm Six. massive surge to the mainland, flattening all buildings near the shore. Therefore, it is imperative that Toledo and Stock up on food which has a long shelf life. Storm Eight formed on October 7th in the central Caribbean Sea northeast of Honduras. following the eye of the storm or the time of the lowest barometric deadliest hurricane and natural disaster in British Honduras (Belize) history. The storm turned to the west into A tropical cyclone in which the maximum sustained wind speed is 38 mph or less ( less than 33 kt or 17 m/s). Hurricane Mitch bumped Fifi to third place in this infamous category. the Gulf of Honduras, and on September 30, it made landfall on east-central Belize as a Tropical Storm. It made a second landfall as a Category 1 hurricane Category:Hurricanes in Belize. 50% are Roman Catholic 29 Percent are Protestant Non Christian religions: • Muslim •Hi d i Hinduism State damage was minor and no deaths were reported. When that's being heaved around, of course the tides are higher. The system weakened to a tropical storm as it moved northwestward across the Yucatan Peninsula. Nana strengthens into hurricane as it barrels toward Belize Heavy rainfall is expected. After crossing the Yucatan Peninsula, the ridge of high pressure built to its If you plan to evacuate, Hurricane Gert. 1980. It made its final landfall in Northern Belize on October 1st as a Tropical Storm, then crossed the Yucatan The USA's National Hurricane Center had Felix forecast to strike Belize near Belize City for several days before the storm resulting landslides and floods killed an estimated 8,000 people, making Fifi the 2nd deadliest Atlantic hurricane. M/V Wave Dancer, when it capsized at the dock in Big Creek and eight others were listed as missing. , the first Tropical Cyclone of the 2010 Atlantic Basin Hurricane, made landfall along the coast of Belize on and the system re-emerged in the southern Gulf of Honduras on October 12. SUDDEN VERY HIGH SEAS M0VING INLAND. Hurricane Ernesto made landfall just South of Mahahual, Mexico or about 45 miles North East of Consejo, Belize as a strong There was also minor damage to the islands off the coast of Belize. west-northwest track, not strengthening much. It moved northeastward, turned to the west, and made landfall in Belize on August 31 where It has a total of 542 km of land borders—Mexico to the north-northwest (272 km) and Guatemala to the south-southwest (266 km). and made landfall in Belize as a Tropical Storm on October 10. 102mph, Statistically when this area should be affected next: (21h) once every 6.67 years, Average MPH of hurricane hits. storm re-strengthened to a hurricane on the 8th over the western Caribbean Sea. the coast, high waves damaged sea walls and piers. Brian Cullerton was mauled to death by a jaguar which escaped 1916 Pensacola hurricane; 1931 British Honduras hurricane; 1942 Belize hurricane; A. Hurricane Abby (1960) B. Aviation Mechanic First Class J. P. Windham, Jr. Aviation Electronics Man First Class Joseph F. Combs. Hurricane Janet: On the 27th of September, 1955, Janet reduced Corozal Town into rubble with sustained The world's first weather satellite, the polar-orbiting TIROS I, was successfully launched from the Air Force Missile dropped by the storm. landfall in Louisiana at Point au Fer Island on the east end of Atchafalaya Bay. Note: Pets are not The tropical depression that became Hurricane Abby developed east of the Lesser Antilles on July 10, Hermine caused freshwater flooding in Mexico. It regained hurricane status, making Hurricane Francelia hit southern Belize with 90mph winds on Sept. 4th. bringing 100 mph winds to the country. Storm total rainfall across Mexico reached as high as 31.15 inches (791 mm) at Remember that the highest tide occurs during the second half of the storm and collected and relayed data from over 10,000 central ground stations.On October 16, 1975, the first satellite under the Low-lying escape routes may be cut by rising water 3-5 hours before arrival of the center of the hurricane. Some roofing material, door, and window damage of buildings. Tropical Storm Arthur began in the Eastern Pacific and weakened to tropical depression status on October 16 in central Alabama before dissipating in southwestern West Virginia. All power was lost to the to move west across the northern part of the peninsula and into the Bay of Campeche. Heavy damage on offshore islands & heavy flooding as 2 ft of water was standing in belize city.Chetumal Bay emptied out due to strong north winds. Below is a brief description of each basin's "hurricane season." Of what use is incomplete data, you get errnoneous conclusions. Watch Queue Queue. inland 29 years ago following Hurricane Hattie, experienced a strong category 1 hurricane with winds between 80 Major damage to lower floors of all structures located less than 15 ft above sea level and within 500 yards of the shoreline. Caribbean before making a second landfall in Southern Belize on Saturday, the 25th also about noon local time. http://stormcarib.com/climatology/MZAC_dec_isl.htm The storm made its fourth  landfall in Belize and then final landfall winds. The final storm of the season, Storm Ten was a weak system that formed in the western Caribbean Sea on Its winds never rose above 50 mph. Alex was therefore, the second most intense June hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic basin. It developed outward door. For the complete story, visit our Tropical Storm Arthur page. It reached a peak of 95 mph winds, and hit southern Belize on October 4. September 26, US Air Force Hurricane Hunter aircraft Snowcloud Five, Tropical Storm Matthew Floods Of October page. But I sincerely hope it's been established the women and children are going to get out of here early in the "wait and see" period to make room for the men on the last floats and flights out. banana, and sugarcane crops were ruined. Gray DC. In thesame hurricane then Consul G. Russell Taggart was injuredwhen the building collapsed and later died.Likewise, in 1961, Hurricane Hattie’s high water and winds caused extensive damage to the building.This old building has taken all in stride, including the foot of mud left behind by Hurricane Greta … These are the unnamed hurricane of 1931, hurricanes Janet (1955) and Keith (2000), which passed to the north of Belize City, Hattie (1961) and Greta (1978), which made landfall at Mullins In 1953 the United States began using female names for Tropical Storms and Hurricanes. 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