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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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's smokey start to Saturday

09:41 EST

Sydney-sider's woke to a blanket of haze this morning, primarily in the north as light westerly breezes wafted smoke from hazard reduction burns inland towards the coast.

Stay calm and keep hold of your pants: A close call in remote Papua New Guinea

09:22 EST

Ignorance is a dangerous thing in a country like Papua New Guinea.

South Australia faces heavy rain, possible flooding over weekend, weather bureau predicts

18:24 EST

Authorities are warning South Australians to brace for widespread heavy rain across the weekend, with the weather bureau forecasting up to 80 millimetres in some areas.