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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
08:02 EST The Bega Valley Shire Council said work underway to improve drainage at Merimbula on the New South Wales far south coast may not have prevented flash flooding earlier this week.