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In September of 2014 the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) approved updates to the US National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS). These included reducing the number of fuels models, the incorporation of a Growing Season Index to compute live fuel moistures and the incorporation of the Nelson model to compute defined dead fuel moistures. The NWCG Smoke Committee has reviewed two presentations on the proposed changes to the NFDRS

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