Australia GFS Surface Wind +120 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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
Eastern parts of New South Wales shivered under its coldest morning in eight years.
Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.
A new drought co-ordinator says the next round of drought concessional loans are 'on the cusp' of reopening and funding boosts will be announced for a list of service providers.