New Zealand GFS Surface Wind +96 hour 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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Bushfire authorities on standby as gusty storms roll west across southern Queensland

18:18 EST

Storm cells have begun moving west across Queensland's southern inland, with authorities on alert for lightning strikes that could spark new bushfires and winds that could exacerbate existing blazes.

NSW wild weather brings surprise snow to Goulburn and Blue Mountains, and heavy rain for Sydney

18:16 EST

The east coast of NSW is in for a day of wild weather, with heavy snowfall in some areas causing significant delays on major roads.

Severe storm threat in NSW, QLD

16:39 EST

Thunderstorms are moving through northeast NSW and southeast Queensland this afternoon, prompting warnings in some areas.