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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Coastal QLD missing winter rain

13:24 EST

After the wettest June in 72 years of records at Cairns, July's monthly rain was slightly below average, recording 25mm compared to 178mm the month before.

Grantham flood inquiry: Three people missing after 2011 deluge in Queensland never found, commission hears

13:04 EST

Three people who went missing during the deadly 2011 Grantham flood have never been found, an inquiry in Queensland has heard.

Tasmanian snow: Two men rescued from snowbound car in central Tasmania; more snowfalls expected

11:53 EST

Two men stranded for nearly 24 hours with their sports car in deep snow at Mount Field, about 75 kilometres north-west of Hobart, have been rescued.