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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Queensland bushfire emergency continues amid fears homes lost

13:08 EDT

Erratic winds and hot, dry weather are creating "horrendous conditions" for firefighters trying to battle a blaze at Crows Nest on Queensland's Darling Downs that tripled in size over the weekend.

Catastrophic fire danger for South Australia on Wednesday as another cold front moves through

10:48 EDT

South Australia braces for textbook catastrophic fire conditions tomorrow, New South Wales expects a spike in heat today, and south-east Queensland recovers from a hail hammering as we look at this week's weather focus.

Dense film of smoke affecting Sydney

09:53 EDT

Smoke from the ongoing Wollemi National Park bushfires drifted across the Sydney Basin overnight last night.