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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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BOM warning as Cyclone Debbie intensifies; Queensland emergency services prepare for worst

11:31 EDT

Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 230 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.

Tropical Cyclone Debbie: Queenslanders preparing for worst cyclone since Yasi

11:26 EDT

As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.

Cyclone Debbie: Calm before the storm as north Queensland farmers prepare for possible category four system

10:38 EDT

North Queensland farmers have awoken to relatively normal weather conditions ahead of Cyclone Debbie which is expected to cross the coastline later today.