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forecast

a statement of probable future weather conditions calculated from meteorological data

forecast

[′fȯr‚kast]
(meteorology)
A statement of expected future meteorological occurrences.
(statistics)
To assess the magnitude that a quantity will have at a specified time in the future. Also known as predict.

forecast

A statement of expected meteorological conditions for a specified time or period, and for a specified area or a portion of airspace (ICAO). It includes terminal and en route weather, wind velocity at various heights, cloud amounts and types, visibility, precipitation, ice formation, barometric pressure, and any other significant weather condition that may affect the flight.
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Try to remember that it's still a forecast and can sometimes be wrong.
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Motor Vehicle--The continued record production of light trucks this year should keep the demand for high-production ductile iron castings at a high level and increase the original forecast to 1.
In its most recent strategic plan, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration set a target date of 2005 for developing the ability to forecast general climatic conditions up to a year in advance with a success rate of 70 percent.
Kazakhstan and Central Asia Business Forecast Report Q2 2011
It identified the underlying drivers and quantified the uncertainty of each, and constructed its forecast with an understanding of the dynamic relationships among all of these uncertain factors.
For example, across the top of the weather page, weather forecasts and projected airport delays will be reported for 13 major hub airports nationwide.
Table 3 depicts the newly revised forecast for 1999, and Table 4 is a breakdown of the revised forecast for all steel casting shipments for 1999.
runs its long-range forecast model only as far as 10 days ahead.
LONDON -- Market Publishers Ltd informs that new in-demand Business Monitor International reports on various countries' business forecasts have been added to its catalogue.
A 10% reduction of shipments is forecast in '96, based on a drop in chemical plant and petrochemical construction activities.
Due to these factors, we have revised our forecast upward to 215,000 tons in 1995.