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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Police rescue motorists stranded in heavy snowfall in Tasmania's south

12:56 EST

Snow has affected some roads in Tasmania's south, prompting police to warn drivers to use extreme caution after a number of motorists were left stranded on Friday night.

Wild weather for the Southwest

12:13 EST

A strong cold front is moving across the Southwest bringing gusty winds, heavy rain and the chance of some severe thunderstorms.

Heavy snow in Tasmania leaves motorists stranded south of Hobart

08:42 EST

Snowfalls in southern Tasmania have trapped a number of cars on a highway south of Hobart.