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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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It has been expected that Asia-Pacific would be one of the rapidly developing markets over the forecast period.
Today's general availability of Amazon Forecast provides a major step toward putting the power of Amazon's deep experience in forecasting into the hands of everyday developers in virtually every industry.
On the other hand, Chua said the least accurate forecasts had a difference of 0.4 percentage point from the actual growth figure, an error of 6.
Simultaneously, Forecast Pro was contacted about accessing their clients.
'It's not fair to blame forecasters for inflation expectations when your agency itself was not able to forecast correctly,' Aldaba said on Twitter on Sunday night.
The forecast for 2018 remained unchanged at 2 percent.
Amid heightened US-China tensions, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised Taiwan's GDP growth forecasts for 2018 and 2019 upward to 2.7% and 2.4% respectively in its latest World Economic Outlook report issued on Monday.
To do this, we developed consensus forecasts using the principle of learning through experience.
At first blush, outsourcing to obtain external quantitative and computer skills to help generate a statistical baseline forecast makes sense, while all activities that involve collaborative forecasting need to be done by company employees.
Also hold onto critical assumptions or judgments, or other quantities used in calculating the forecast, and check the accuracy of these underlying assumptions.
Due to similarity of the discharge magnitude between 2010 and 2002, one of the flood forecast in 2010 is verified with calibrated model parameters from 20020722 event.