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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Warmer ocean temperatures worsened Queensland's deadly 2011 floods: study

12:48 EDT

Warmer ocean temperatures worsened Queensland's deadly floods in 2011, a study has found.

Call to help hot and thirsty birds, wildlife survive during high temperatures

12:16 EDT

The old saying is that you know it is hot when birds start falling out of the sky.

Drought-hit West Wimmera Shire struggles to attract counsellors despite $500K aid package

11:22 EDT

The West Wimmera Shire says state and federal governments need to consult more widely with local government on drought measures.