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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Rain on the way for NSW

14:59 EDT

A band of rain and thunderstorms will sweep across NSW at the end of this week, delivering the best falls in 4-5 months for some areas.

Missing trawler crew have 'best shot' at survival due to experience, rescue coordinator says

14:17 EDT

The family of the missing "safety-conscious" skipper of a trawler that sank off central Queensland say he ran a dry boat and would have equipped his crew with the skills to survive in open waters.

Week of rain brings relief to some NSW farmers as others look on enviously

13:46 EDT

After the driest September on record, recent rainfall across New South Wales has brought relief for many graziers, but has come too late for some crops.