Southern Hemisphere GFS Longwave 500hPa Height +72 hour Chart
- Southern Hemisphere
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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.
Southeastern Australia may be feeling the chill but the country's north is beginning to bake, in near-record July heat in some places.
An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to Western Australia's Mid West, Gasgoyne and Goldfields today, with residents warned to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.