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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Four men struck by lightning in fierce storms that hit south-east Queensland

11:47 EDT

Four people were struck by lightning during dangerous storms that moved across south-east Queensland on Sunday afternoon, but all escaped without serious injury.

Hot, windy weather forecast for South Australia bushfire zone

11:26 EDT

Hot, windy weather could pose a danger on the fire ground in South Australia's lower north today, authorities have warned.

Clean-up continues, patients remain displaced after severe storm hits NSW North Coast

10:14 EDT

The clean-up is continuing after a severe storm hit the New South Wales North Coast on Sunday afternoon leaving thousands without power and displacing some patients at Lismore Base Hospital.