South America GFS MSL Pressure/Thickness/Rainfall +24 hour Chart
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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
After a gloomy and cold winter's day in Melbourne, sunshine is making a brief appearance.
Parts of Western Australia woke under a veil of thick fog this morning, at times crippling transport services.
A Royal Flying Doctor Service aircraft has been forced to land on Rottnest Island with two patients on board because of the thick fog in Perth.