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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
14:21 EST Authorities are working to fill a gaping hole after part of a driveway collapsed due to heavy rain on Sydney's northern beaches, threatening residents in an apartment block.