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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
10:24 EST Residents from the close-knit community of Stroud in New South Wales awoke to devastation on Tuesday morning after torrential rain inundated their small town.