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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Tropical Cyclone Nora: BOM issues warning as storm approaches Gulf of Carpentaria

15:51 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Nora is expected to intensify rapidly before impacting parts of north-east Arnhem land and the Cape York Peninsula today.

World Meteorological Day: Weather Ready, Climate Smart

15:30 EDT

Today is World Meteorological Day, a tongue-twister that is celebrated annually on March 23rd.

Farmer swims to safety after floodwater swamps car as she tries to move cattle

14:25 EDT

A farmer who became stranded in her car by floodwaters as she tried to move cattle has been rescued by helicopter after swimming to higher ground.