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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
18:25 EDT Severe storms bringing large hail, damaging winds and rain are expected to intensify and become "very dangerous" as they reach Brisbane this evening, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.