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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
12:21 EDT Areas surrounding the Queensland and New South Wales border have been hit with a deluge of rain, with close to 300 millimetres falling in some areas in the past day.