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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Stormy change crossing Victoria

13:35 EDT

Blustery winds and thunderstorms are lashing Victoria today as a cold front sweeps across the state.

Tropical Cyclone Debbie: Queenslanders preparing for worst cyclone since Yasi

13:31 EDT

As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.

BOM warning as Cyclone Debbie intensifies; Queensland emergency services prepare for worst

13:22 EDT

Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 240 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.