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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Swimmers left high and dry after vandals empty Newcastle Ocean Baths

12:29 EDT

Newcastle locals hoping for a morning swim ahead of a sweltering day have been left disappointed, with vandals emptying the city's ocean baths.

Rain delivers mixed blessings for NSW grain growers

12:25 EDT

Farmers are facing mixed blessings from rain and unseasonably hot days in October and November.

Townsville, Burdekin now drought declared, Queensland Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne says

12:23 EDT

Another seven Queensland regions have been drought declared, including Townsville and the Burdekin region, which are in the usually wet areas of north Queensland.