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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
13:16 EDT Parts of the Mid North Coast have had the best rainfall in months last night and today, Wednesday November 26, 2014, but it has not been enough to break the drought-like conditions gripping the region.