the (weather) forecast

A "forecast" is a prediction of what's going to happen in the future.

The most common example of a forecast is a weather forecast. Weather reporters give predictions of what the weather is going to be like for the next few days.

Another common type of forecast is a "financial forecast", which is a prediction of how much money a company is going to make and spend for the next quarter, year, etc.

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