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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Cyclone Veronica poses the biggest risk to the Pilbara in a decade, authorities warn

13:09 EDT

Western Australia's Pilbara coast is being pummelled by gale force winds and torrential rain from Cyclone Veronica, with authorities warning the system poses the biggest risk to the region in a decade.

Cyclone Trevor creates wind gusts as violent as Cyclone Tracy before downgrading to tropical low

12:15 EDT

At its peak, ex-tropical Cyclone Trevor was as powerful as 1974's devastating Cyclone Tracy, with wind gusts of up to 250 kilometres per hour.

Fire Danger in the Midst of a Tropical Cyclone

12:13 EDT

As Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica edges closer to the Western Australian coast, Fire Weather Warnings have also been issued for the same region.