South America GFS Surface Wind Analysis Chart

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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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From dust and despair to "the crop of a lifetime"

10:06 EST

The dramatically contrasting satellite images say it all.

Darwin's wet end to the dry season

15:05 EST

Darwin just had its wettest September in 39 years, bringing a soggy end to the 'so-called' dry season.