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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Drought to be high on agenda of bush councils during talks in St George

11:28 EST

The impact of the drought is expected to be the main theme as Queensland's bush councils hold a major conference today.

Northern Australia baking in near-record winter warmth

11:28 EST

Southeastern Australia may be feeling the chill but the country's north is beginning to bake, in near-record July heat in some places.

Storm warning for WA's Mid West, Gasgoyne, Goldfields

11:19 EST

An unusual weather pattern is bringing storms to Western Australia's Mid West, Gasgoyne and Goldfields today, with residents warned to brace for damaging winds and possible flash flooding.