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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Queensland fires continue with 'gusty' winds expected to hamper efforts in Yeppoon, Cobraball and Scenic Rim

08:31 EDT

International fire crews have been flown in to assist with Queensland's ongoing bushfire crisis as authorities warn it is time to brace for another tough day of severe fire conditions.

The causes of unprecedented bushfires are complex but climate change is part of the puzzle

08:07 EDT

As bushfires tear through New South Wales and Queensland, leaving a trail of destruction, we inevitably find ourselves asking: what can be done to stop (or at least tame) them? It's a simple question with an incredibly complex answer that involves fuel management, firefighting techniques, landscape planning, building design and environmental history.

Eastern Australia fire weather update

07:57 EDT

Tuesday will be a dangerous day for fires in eastern Australia as dry, hot and windy weather affects parts of NSW and southern Queensland.