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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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Met Office forecaster Greg Dewhurst said: "There's an improvement after wet and windy weather, with plenty of sunny spells throughout [this] week and 25C possible by the bank holiday weekend.
A forecaster added: "Thursday and Friday are also looking largely dry with sunny spells, just a chance of some rain on west coasts and a few isolated showers elsewhere.
Wales looks set to enjoy some more warm weather from Wednesday as forecasters predict 'a brief Indian summer' DAVID POWELL
Because the predicted values of the term spreads, the green lines, are positive both during and after the 1989:Q1 to 1989:Q2 yield curve inversion, figure 3 indicates that professional forecasters failed to predict the 1989:Q1 to 1989:Q2 yield curve inversion at both a 2-quarter-ahead and 4-quarter-ahead horizons.
The chief forecaster said: "During Wednesday night and into Thursday there is the potential for gusts of 60-70mph quite widely and a small chance of winds reaching 80mph in places."
The chief forecaster said: "Gusts of 65 to 70mph are expected along exposed coasts and over high ground such as the mountains of Wales.
Forecasters at the NCMS expect clouds to form over the northern and eastern areas, with another gradual fall in temperatures.
Met Office forecaster Greg Dewhurst said: "It is likely to bring winds across many parts of England and Wales on Tuesday and Wednesday of between 50mph and 60mph, with isolated gusts reaching 70mph.
Another issue identified in the 2012 Weather Ready Nation workshop was the need to study forecasters through behavioral research (Lindell and Brooks 2013).
The forecasters estimate overall national expenditures increased 5.5 percent in 2015, to $3.2 trillion, or 17.8 percent of 2015 GDP, and that spending will increase 4.8 percent over 2015 levels this year, to $3.35 trillion, or 18.1 percent of GDP.