Australia GFS Snow Level +24 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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
The Tasmanian Fire Service has declared several total fire bans across large areas of the state ahead of more hot and windy weather on Thursday.
The Buloke Shire in western Victoria is warning there will be serious social consequences from the region's second year in drought.
After a week of hot and sunny days, Perth's run has come to an end.