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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Cyclone Debbie: What to expect when you're evacuating

20:01 EDT

Evacuation centres are designed to be a safe place to wait out a cyclone ?? not be a home away from home.

Tropical Cyclone Debbie: Queenslanders preparing for worst cyclone since Yasi

19:43 EDT

As Tropical Cyclone Debbie strengthens off the coast near Townsville in north Queensland, residents are being warned to prepare for the worst storm to hit the state since Cyclone Yasi in 2011.

BOM warns of Cyclone Debbie inundation, 25,000 people in low-lying Mackay areas told to leave

19:43 EDT

More than 25,000 people need to move from low-lying areas in Mackay by midnight, with fears incoming Tropical Cyclone Debbie could cause inundation of up to 2.5 metres above the high tide level.