Europe GFS MSL Pressure/Thickness/Rainfall Summary
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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says it was given just one day's notice about a major CSIRO restructure that could impact joint projects between the agencies.
With parts of regional Victoria struggling with dry condition, one remote community is taking matters into its own hands.
The message 'if it is flooded, forget it' is not getting through to everyone, according to Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) superintendant.