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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Citizen scientists called on to map extent of drought killing native trees

08:49 EDT

While rain has arrived in some drought-affected areas, it has been too late for many native trees.

Flash flooding washes cars off roads in Queensland's south as the north cleans up

08:02 EDT

Flash flooding has cut roads on Queensland's Darling Downs after heavy rain overnight, while in the state's north locals are counting the cost of Cyclone Owen and it's record-breaking rain.

Man dies in floodwaters north of Townsville

21:35 EDT

A 18-year-old man has died after being swept away in flood-affected waters north of Townsville.

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