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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
15:01 EDT In its first report since losing Federal Government funding, the Climate Council says climate change is hampering fuel reduction burning, and causing more frequent high-fire-danger weather.