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Keetch-Byram Drought Index (KBDI):
Commonly used drought index adapted for fire management applications, with a numerical range from 0 (no moisture deficiency) to 800 (maximum drought). Updated maps are online.

Knock Down:
To reduce the flame or heat on the more vigorously burning parts of a fire edge.

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