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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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Based on forecasted declines in mining machinery, freight car and construction machinery production, casting shipments are expected to decline 10% to 1.
Construction and Mining--A loss of demand in '96 of about 11% is forecasted, reducing steel casting consumption to 155,000 and 98,000 tons, respectively, in these markets.
6% in consumption is forecasted for aluminum castings in '96.