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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Wild weather set to continue after heavy rain strands scores of motorists

20:18 EDT

Victoria's north-east has been hit hard by torrential rain and flash flooding as intense storms sweep across the state, delivering up to a month's worth of rain in a single day and stranding cars on a major freeway.

Tropical Cyclone Owen reaches category three on NT coast, may develop to category four today

18:50 EDT

Severe Tropical Cyclone Owen is tracking slowly along the Northern Territory's north-east coast, and is expected to batter a number of tiny communities and islands as it moves east towards Queensland.

Storm band to bring rain, wind across northern Tasmania

16:24 EDT

Tasmanians in the state's north are being urged to be ready for heavy rain and strong winds tonight and tomorrow, with a father and son spending an hour in the ocean clinging to their upturned boat off the north-east coast this morning.

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