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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Tropical Cyclone Nora blacks out entire town as it crosses coast in Queensland's Gulf country

13:53 EDT

Cyclone Nora has crossed the western coast of Cape York as a category three system, bringing destructive winds and heavy rain that left all residents in the town of Pormpuraaw without power.

Australian Grand Prix weather

12:27 EDT

Engines will fire up in Melbourne on Sunday afternoon as the Australian Grand Prix gets under way but is the wild weather going to hold out? A series of low pressure troughs delivered 13mm of rain to Melbourne on Saturday and a cold front has already swept through the city on Sunday morning with another one the way.

Another Sunday beach day in Sydney followed by a cool week

12:16 EDT

As a series of strong cold fronts continue to pummel Victoria and Tasmania on Sunday, Sydneysiders and coastal residents across eastern NSW are enjoying a perfect beach day.