New Zealand GFS Surface Temperature/Wind +120 hour Chart
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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
August temperature and rainfall records have been broken across Queensland today, some of which have been in place for more than a century.
A severe weather warning has been issued for Sydney and parts of the NSW Central Coast, with heavy rainfall and strong winds expected to hit during this afternoon's peak hour.
Brisbane and a handful of other Queensland cities have experienced their hottest August night on record.