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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Canberra dust storm sees more than 1,000 homes lose power

16:41 EDT

High winds have caused more than 1,000 homes in Canberra to lose power and whipped a dusty haze over the city.

Tropical Cyclone Marcus: Darwin schools to close as clean-up continues

16:33 EDT

Schools across Darwin will close tomorrow as emergency services work to restore power and water in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Marcus.

BOM forecasts sweltering day in Sydney with 40C in the CBD and 39C in Bondi

16:32 EDT

Total fire bans are in place across 11 regions in New South Wales, while temperatures are forecast to soar in Sydney today with the mercury predicted to reach 40C in the CBD and western suburbs.