Australia GFS 850hPa Temperature/Wind/Height +48 hour Chart

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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Wet and windy Wednesday in Perth

14:26 EDT

A small but intense low pressure system will cause a burst of wind, rain and unseasonably cool weather in the southwest of WA on Wednesday.

Bushfires threatening Tasmania's Great Lake region and Tahune

13:59 EDT

Emergency warnings have been issued for areas of Tasmania's Great Lake region, with another in place for the Tahune Airwalk in the south, which has also put the nearby town of Geeveston on alert.

BOM forecaster Mike Bergin retires after 49 'magnificent' years

13:24 EDT

Mike Bergin "stumbled" into a career with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) at the age of 18 and is retiring after five decades, having witnessed firsthand the monumental changes not only in forecasting technology, but also Australia's climate.