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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
11:42 EDT Grain harvesting in the Mallee has come to a halt with more than 60 millimetres of rain falling in parts of north-west Victoria.