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Southern Hemisphere GFS Longwave 500hPa Height Summary

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About GFS

Global Forecast System. The operational numerical weather forecasting model run by NCEP. The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based. Forecast data from the GFS is available out to 180 hours at full resolution and 16 days at a reduced resolution.

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Fires to fizzle thanks to biggest rain in months

16:39 EST

The biggest rain in months due to scatter across parts of Queensland and New South Wales later this week will be far from drought breaking, but it will improve air quality, help shrink bushfires and reduce fire danger for weeks to come.

A shivery start for QLD and NSW

15:46 EST

Parts of Queensland and New South Wales experienced their coldest morning in years, unusually cold for this time of year.

A scattering of storms for southwest WA

14:39 EST

Storms look like sparking up later today over parts of the southwest as a low pressure system approaches.