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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Drought of 1891 to 1903 reconstructed shows today's conditions likely to have more devastating effects

17:13 EST

A reconstruction of the Federation drought has found that if it were to occur again today, its effects would likely be even more devastating in some areas of the country.

Honey producers hand-feed bees during drought to save hives, with sting likely for consumers

16:13 EST

Beekeepers in New South Wales have resorted to hand-feeding their hives as the drought cripples the bees' ability to make honey and survive winter.

Better late than never for snow-bearing cold fronts

14:38 EST

It took about a month, but Australia's ski and snowboard resorts finally got the dump of snow they were waiting for, with more on the way.