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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Preschool closure shuts door on mum's plan to get work off-farm amid drought

14:18 EDT

A vital service has ended, preventing mother-of-four, Nerissa Forster, from entering the workforce in 2020 as her community enters its third year in drought.

Student found alive almost a week after going missing on Gold Coast

14:18 EDT

A university student has been found alive but suffering from exposure after going missing during heavy rain and flash flooding in bushland in the Gold Coast Hinterland last week.

Sheep numbers plummet to historic lows, but confidence remains high

13:52 EDT

Australia's national sheep flock is projected to drop to its lowest level in 116 years, but it is hoped recent rain will help with the recovery in the years ahead.