What does the word forecast mean?

Usage examples for forecast

  1. But Metternich's gloomy forecast was only too true. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  2. Thus, a brisk trade was anticipated, and did develop, but not in the direction forecast in the beginning. – Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century Jamestown 350th Anniversary Historical Booklet Number 17 by Annie Lash Jester
  3. I awake on that morning with no forecast of what is coming? – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton