Southern Hemisphere GFS Longwave 500hPa Height +120 hour Chart

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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Tough week for firefighters in Tasmania

10:18 EDT

Two rounds of hot and windy weather will elevate fire danger ratings in Tasmania this week.

BOM forecaster Mike Bergin retires after 49 'magnificent' years

09:18 EDT

Mike Bergin "stumbled" into a career with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) at the age of 18 and is retiring after five decades, having witnessed firsthand the monumental changes not only in forecasting technology, but also Australia's climate.

Monsoon late to the date but now ready to dump on Darwin

19:15 EDT

Risks of a cyclone brewing over northern Australia are intensifying as the long-awaited monsoon finally descends on Darwin.