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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Perth heatwave putting city's water supplies under pressure

18:55 EDT

As Perth sweats through a severe heatwave, pressure is mounting on the city's dwindling water supplies.

BoM given one day's notice about CSIRO restructure

18:13 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) and the Australian Antarctic Division say they were given just one day's notice about a major CSIRO restructure that could impact joint projects.

Farmers say they are let down by weather bureau staff cuts

17:25 EDT

Farmers in western New South Wales say they feel let down by the government, after changes to the Bureau of Meteorology regional offices.