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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Forecast downpour has desperate Tasmanian east coast farmers' hopes up

05:20 EDT

Tasmania's dry east coast, where barren pastures and a lack of feed has driven some farmers to seek drought assistance, could receive up to 200 millimetres of rain this week as a low-pressure system passes over the state.

Extreme weather on the way as tropical cyclone, southern low pressure system develop in the east

22:44 EDT

Two weather systems are coming together to create a deluge that is set to pummel much of the eastern seaboard in the coming days, with the Bureau of Meteorology issuing severe weather warnings in several states.

Tropical Cyclone Owen reaches category two, cyclone shelters opened in north-east Top End

21:28 EDT

Cyclone shelters have been opened for people in Borroloola and Numbulwar as Tropical Cyclone Owen strengthens and has the potential to reach a Category 3 system by early Thursday morning.

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