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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Negative Indian Ocean Dipole developing - here's what that means for Australia

15:00 EST

There are growing signs that much of Australia will experience unusually cold and wet weather this winter and spring, with a negative Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) emerging in recent weeks.

Flooding in WA Stirling Range a taste of what's heading east

12:05 EST

On the 21st of May, it was all about the prospect of snow on Western Australia's Stirling Range, and the snow duly delivered too.

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