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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Sydney thunderstorm lights up the night sky as lightning, wind gusts and hail hit NSW

01:51 EDT

Spectacular lightning has lit up Sydney's night sky with severe thunderstorms hammering parts of New South Wales, causing property damage in parts of the state and widespread power outages.

Outback joy as rains restart Barwon River running through Brewarrina to Menindee Lakes

17:01 EDT

Scenes of joy are unfolding in the tiny New South Wales town of Brewarrina, where the Barwon River is running for the first time in almost a year.

Severe storms developing in Victoria and NSW

16:12 EDT

Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued in Victoria and NSW, with storms likely to linger well into the night for some areas.