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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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BOM warns Cyclone Debbie hours from making landfall in Queensland

10:36 EDT

The destructive core of Cyclone Debbie is already being felt along the north Queensland coastline, with wind gusts hitting Hamilton Island off the Whitsundays "like freight trains" and reports of roofs starting to lift in the Whitsundays.

Cyclone Debbie: Meet the storm chaser who gets a thrill from severe weather

10:19 EDT

Paul Lyons has learnt how to control the adrenaline surges, but being in the middle of a massive storm still awakens a primal fascination he first identified as a small child.

Cyclone Debbie captured in satellite images from space

09:44 EDT

International Space Station astronauts and NASA have captured incredible images of the size and fury of Cyclone Debbie off the coast of north Queensland.