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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Sydney shivers

16:53 EST

Sydney has just endured its coldest day so far this year, as long as it doesn't warm up too much before 9am tomorrow.

Scientists make accidental breakthrough that could lead to drought-proof crops

15:37 EST

A group of Australian National University (ANU) scientists have made a major breakthrough that could improve Australia's food security during drought.

Chilly Thursday for Tasmania

13:55 EST

A wintry blast will bring rain, hail, blustery winds and low level snow to Tasmania on Thursday.