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About GFS

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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Raining mud: NSW dust storm expected to continue east after blanketing Broken Hill

16:20 EDT

A dust storm in far west New South Wales is expected to spread to the state's east within days, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

Massive waterspout forms off the coast of southern Italy

12:37 EDT

The Italian port city of Salerno has been captivated by a "spectacular" waterspout stirring up waters off the coast, skirting ports and reportedly damaging containers as it finally crossed the shore.

Drought-affected farmers 'choosing which child to remove from boarding schools' due to hardship

11:42 EDT

Parents of children in drought-affected areas are having to decide which of their kids to remove from boarding schools due to not being able to afford school fees, the head of a national rural group says.