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    Author(s): William A. Main; Robert J. Straub; Donna M. Paananen
    Date: 1982
    Source: General Technical Report NC-73. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    This user's guide will help fire managers interpret the output from FIREFAMILY, a computer program that uses historic weather data for fire planning. The guide describes options within the program and explains various tables and graphs necessary for planning. It also provides details which computer specialists need to run the program.

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    Citation

    Main, William A.; Straub, Robert J.; Paananen, Donna M. 1982. FIREFAMILY: Fire planning with historic weather data. General Technical Report NC-73. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    fire weather, fire danger, National Fire-Danger Rating System

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