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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Queensland bushfire emergency sees inspirational 'Dad's Army' of volunteer firefighters step up

15:52 EDT

A group of volunteer rural firefighters all aged over 70 are challenging the retiree stereotype, donning firefighting gear and helping put out blazes near Woodgate during the bushfire emergency in southern Queensland.

Qld bushfire latest: Emergency warning issued at Ravensbourne as conditions worsen

15:21 EDT

An emergency warning has been issued for residents of Pechey and Ravensbourne, north of Toowoomba, to leave immediately as a fast-moving fire heads towards the town.

Drought-affected farmer performing caesarean sections on pregnant cows too weak to deliver

15:21 EDT

On rain-starved properties across Australia, farmers are having to make tough decisions to keep their stock and businesses alive.