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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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BOM warning as Cyclone Debbie intensifies; Queensland emergency services prepare for worst

16:04 EDT

Thousands of north Queenslanders are being evacuated as Cyclone Debbie bears down on the coast, bringing winds of up to 240 kilometres per hour and possibly a four-metre storm surge.

Cyclones in Queensland: Learning from five of the worst ever recorded

15:49 EDT

Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.

Victoria weather: Bureau warns of 'gusty, squally' winds up to 100kph

15:29 EDT

Victoria is being hit with strong winds as the weather bureau warns of gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour and possible thunderstorms.