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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Victorian forecasters predicting more rain but not as 'intense' as yesterday

12:39 EDT

Victoria's north-east is mopping up after flooding that damaged properties, stranded motorists and left a regional sports club with a huge damage bill.

BOM forecast Sydney storm warning with heavy rain and damaging winds

12:30 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned NSW to "be prepared to batten down the hatches", forecasting more wild weather after a night of thunderstorms.

Cyclone Owen to reach category four today as it closes in on Queensland's coast

12:10 EDT

Severe Tropical Cyclone Owen and its wind gusts of nearly 200km/h are continuing to move slowly east towards Queensland's coast.

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