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New Zealand GFS MSL Pressure/Thickness/Rainfall +96 hour Chart

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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Heatwave swamps south-east Queensland as outback heat heads for the coast

06:38 EDT

A heatwave is gripping eastern Queensland, where some communities will sweat through temperatures up to 12 degrees Celsius above average today and tomorrow.

NSW fires spreading amid hot and windy weather

16:00 EDT

Strong, hot and dry winds caused bushfires to flare up in central and southern NSW on Thursday afternoon.

Australian smoke causing haze in New Zealand

10:37 EDT

Satellite images showed bushfire smoke stretching from Australia to New Zealand on Thursday.