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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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What I learnt about the Australian bushfires living on the edge of the Sahara Desert

07:53 EDT

From 1981 to 1999 my family and I lived in Niger Republic, a borderland of the Sahara Desert.

BOM forecasts Sydney to hit 41C as NSW braces for hot weather and bushfire flare ups

07:43 EDT

NSW is set for a day of wild weather with scorching temperatures, dust storms, damaging winds and the risk of bushfires reigniting after a week of rain.

Dust storm engulfs parts of SA, Victoria and NSW as weather bureau warns of damaging winds

06:50 EDT

An intense dust storm has swept through a huge area of South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria, reducing visibility and prompting a warning to drivers on outback roads.