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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Warm week in Perth

16:35 EST

It seems like summer is sticking around in Perth this week, with the city heading for six straight days in the thirties.  A large and slow-moving high pressure system moving to the south of Australia this week will cause warm air to linger near the nation's west coast.

Cyclone Harold batters Vanuatu, heavy damage reported

15:39 EST

Cyclone Harold, a slow-moving, category five storm, has caused widespread destruction in the small Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, according to early reports.

Melbourne's wettest start to a year since 1911

09:38 EST

After its third driest year on record, Melbourne is now having its wettest start to a year since 1911.