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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Dangerous storms heading toward south-east Queensland coast, roofs ripped off houses in Warwick

19:00 EDT

More than a dozen homes have lost their roofs in Warwick, west of the Gold Coast, as a very dangerous thunderstorm moves across south-east Queensland.

Hail storm damages hospital at Lismore in NSW, roof of maternity ward collapses

18:51 EDT

Several people including babies have been rescued from Lismore Base Hospital in northern New South Wales after the roof of the maternity ward collapsed.

Intense thunderstorms hit NE NSW, SE QLD

18:37 EDT

Severe thunderstorms caused damage in northeastern New South Wales and southeast Queensland on Sunday and should do so again during the next few days.