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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Afternoon storm drops hail in western Sydney

16:11 EST

An intense thunderstorm passed over parts of Sydney on Wednesday afternoon, causing heavy rain and hail in the city's western suburbs.

Rain systems still starved of moisture

12:39 EST

Cooling waters to the northwest of Australia may extend the run of abnormally dry weather that's affecting large swathes of the country into late spring.

WA truckie's homegrown charity carrying $100,000 of hay across Nullarbor for drought-affected NSW farmers

06:27 EST

When Amanda Kendall's long-haul truck driver husband returned to Western Australia after one of his lengthy commutes home across the Nullarbor, he had formed a plan.