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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Tropical Cyclone Nora blacks out entire town as it crosses coast in Queensland's Gulf country

10:27 EDT

Cyclone Nora has crossed the western coast of Cape York as a category three system, bringing destructive winds and heavy rain that left all residents in the town of Purmpuraaw without power.

Cyclone-battered Daydream Island set to reopen after $86m repair job

05:59 EDT

One of the Whitsundays' most iconic island resorts is on the mend after sustaining significant damage during Cyclone Debbie.

Cyclone Nora hits the Queensland coast as a category three system

01:30 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Nora has struck the far north Queensland coast as a category three system.