Australia GFS Surface Temperature/Wind +144 hour Chart
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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
Hunter residents have had their first real taste of summer, with Newcastle recording its longest October warm spell on record.
Canberra's winemakers are hoping new weather stations will provide more reliable data for the region.
Road houses and hotels along South Australia's west coast are preparing for a deluge of disappointed Eagles supporters, many of whom will likely make the journey home through the outback in sweltering heat.