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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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 looks to recover from blackout, 'treacherous' conditions remain: live blog

08:07 EST

About 90 per cent of South Australian households have had power restored after yesterday's state-wide blackout as damaging winds and stormy weather continues.

SA weather: Adelaide power mostly restored but BOM forecasts more storms

08:02 EST

About 70,000 people in South Australia are still without power after wild weather plunged the state into darkness, although the lights are back on in Adelaide's metropolitan area.

Victoria weather: More heavy rain, wind expected as system lingers over state

07:54 EST

The severe weather storm will continue to move across Victoria today, bringing heavy rains and wind gusts of up to 90 kilometres per hour.