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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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First 'possible' tropical cyclone of the season

12:57 EDT

For the first time this season, the Bureau of Meteorology is monitoring a low pressure system that may develop into a tropical cyclone inside Australia's area of responsibility.

BOM warns a heatwave is on the way in lead-up to summer

11:42 EDT

It is still a few days out from the official start of summer, but the heat is set to ramp up this week and residents are being urged to heed health warnings.