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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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La Nina watch declared by Bureau of Meteorology but widespread rainfall not on the outlook

19:10 EDT

The chance of a La Nina weather pattern forming later this year is now at 50 per cent, around double the normal likelihood.

Tornadoes in Queensland: Does the Wide Bay region rival the US for the frequency of twisters?

18:00 EDT

Lexly Black still remembers the night in 1992 when her house near Bundaberg in southern Queensland was ripped apart by one of Australia's strongest tornadoes.

Japan recovering after Typhoon Lan

14:56 EDT

A storm brewing in the western Pacific Ocean threatens to hamper recovery efforts in typhoon-weary Japan.