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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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It's the solstice: So is today the real first day of winter?

11:42 EST

Today is June 21, the southern hemisphere's winter solstice, which means it's the shortest day of the year across Australia.

Is the winter solstice really the shortest day of the year? Test what you know about it with our quiz

03:29 EST

If this morning felt dark and miserable, maybe knowing it's the winter solstice might brighten your mood.