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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
08:42 EST An unseasonal low which has crossed the north-west of the state during the dry season has dumped heavy rain on parts of the Kimberley and Pilbara.