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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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A look at coastal Queensland this May

12:06 EST

Significantly less rainfall has fallen this May across coastal Queensland, although there were patches of high totals in the northern parts.

The five best things about winter in Tasmania

11:14 EST

While some will argue winter does not really start until the solstice, for those who go by the calendar, June 1 marks the beginning of the season.

'Best rain in three years' falls in Longreach and parts of drought-stricken central-west Queensland

11:04 EST

Parts of drought-stricken central-west Queensland have received their best rain in three years.