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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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South Australia weather: Widespread blackout in Adelaide as storm hits state

16:53 EST

Thousands of people are without power across South Australia and Adelaide's CBD has been plunged into darkness as a massive storm lashes the state.

South Australia weather: 'Cyclone' expected to hit state

16:12 EST

Wild weather described as a "cyclone" is expected to hit South Australia this afternoon, with flood watches in place across the state.

Flooding to last weeks in western NSW

14:55 EST

Major flooding will continue to affect parts of central western New South Wales well into October as inundated catchments struggle to cope with record-breaking rainfall.