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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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WA storm brings tennis ball-sized hailstones, cuts power and water to regions after hammering Perth

16:10 EDT

Water is being trucked in to a regional West Australian town after yesterday's storm caused widespread damage, blocking roads during peak-hour traffic in Perth and knocking out power to thousands of homes across the state.

Flooding in St George as Balonne River swells following Queensland rain

13:36 EDT

Swiftwater crews are on standby in St George in Queensland's southern inland, with dozens of homes in low-lying areas at risk of flooding from the rising Balonne River.

Sydney: a hot day with thunderstorms and a southerly buster on the way

12:00 EDT

Temperatures will reach the low-to-mid thirties across the Sydney Basin on Wednesday, before thunderstorms rumble across the city's sprawling suburbs in the afternoon and a southerly buster charges up the coast in the evening.