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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Parts of Australia passing 40C today as others brace for a hot weekend

12:13 EDT

Very hot and dry conditions have been forecast across the country today and over the weekend, fuelling warnings of extreme fire danger in some states.

Australian Open: Heat policy needs to be looked at, Djokovic says, but Federer maintains his cool

11:54 EDT

The hottest topic of the Australian Open is once again the heat after a day in which Melbourne sweltered and players just about got roasted on court.

SA heatwave will not affect power supply, Treasurer says, as TDU amateur cyclists ignore warnings

11:38 EDT

The South Australian Government is not expecting to use the state's new backup diesel power generators despite extreme weather forcing a tight power supply balance.