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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Floriade flower festival closed for second day due to rain, snow at Corin Forest

18:06 EST

Floriade has been closed for the second day in a row due to heavy rain in Canberra, while Corin Forest has received 10 centimetres of snow overnight.

SA weather: SES issues emergency warning for Gawler as floodwaters rise

17:42 EST

The town of Gawler and surrounding districts north of Adelaide are bracing for significant flooding, with the Army called in to help residents fill sandbags at Two Wells.

Tasmania weather: Helicopter rescues family trapped in floodwaters at Huonville

17:09 EST

Three adults and two young children have been rescued by helicopter after becoming trapped in floodwaters in Huonville, south-east of Tasmania.