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About GFS

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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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From wind to rain in the southeast

11:52 EDT

Victoria and Tasmania won't have time to recover from damaging winds this morning, with rain threatening to cause flooding across both states in the next 24 hours.

Victoria hit by damaging winds, with gusts over 100kph; homes without power

11:05 EDT

Hundreds of Victorians have been left without power as strong winds batter the state, with gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour recorded at Melbourne airport.

Sydney smoke explained

10:18 EDT

Smoke blanketing Sydney this morning gave a face to a typically invisible phenomenon in our atmosphere, known as a temperature inversion.