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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Spring heat returns to Sydney

13:35 EDT

Warm air should build in Sydney over the weekend as a frontal system crosses to the south of the state, causing the mercury to near 30 degrees for the third time this month.

BOM warning in south-east Queensland forecasts damaging hail and wind

13:14 EDT

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for people in south-east Queensland, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) saying there will large hailstones and damaging winds.

Storm damage smacks south-east Queensland hard, insurance data shows

12:38 EDT

The top-five most storm-affected regions in Queensland are in the state's south-east, research from NRMA Insurance has shown.