The U.S. National Fire Danger Rating System (NFDRS) produces indices such as Energy Release Component (ERC) that indicate the potential for fire activity. (There is not a computer program called NFDRS.)
Implement the Growing Season Index in the WIMS test environment.
Implement a seven-day forecasting scheme in the National Weather Service (NWS) for forecasting NFDRS indices in WIMS.
Implement the new FW13 data exchange format into the Kansas City Fire Access Software (KCFAST) and Fire and Weather Data web applications. Last year the FW13 format was implemented in WIMS, FireFamilyPlus, and the long-term repository of hourly RAWS data at the Western Region Climate Center