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Synonyms for forecaster

someone who makes predictions of the future (usually on the basis of special knowledge)

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If a forecaster predicts there will be a 70 percent chance of rain they should be proved correct about 70 percent of the time.
Forecasters expect up to 30mm of rain to fall today, creating the risk of localised flooding on ground already saturated by this week's downpours.
Forecasters said temperatures could drop as low as -11C in northern Scotland this week.
HEAVY rain is set to sweep across South Wales today, forecasters said.
THE first snow of 2012 will fall during a three-day cold snap at the end of this week, forecasters said yesterday.
The inherent property of robustness of a Fuzzy Logic System (FLS) makes it an efficient forecaster for chaotic systems.
And with no prospect of a respite from the wet weather in sight, forecasters issued a series of severe weather warnings predicting heavy rain.
Clouds may also appear over the eastern mountain areas by late afternoon but there were no chances of rain, the forecaster said.
Forecasters said the chilly weather would last into the weekend but does not herald a return to the big freeze which caused chaos last month.
The forecaster said no reports had been received of hail, but it was possible for small swathes of hail to fall and not register.
From the users' point of view, a forecaster who accurately predicts trends but fails to spot turning points may well deserve a lower rating than another who correctly predicts turning points but has a poorer track record at other times.
One former forecaster said: " I am very saddened by RTE's decision to axe us.
com/research/f4dbc2/tanker_and_bulker) has announced the addition of the "Tanker and Bulker Freight Forecaster Package" subscription to their offering.
The result was absolutely marvellous - but then the forecaster said he may get bored using that system.
Our customers and partners have told us they want an affordable application that will make budgeting and forecasting less cumbersome, faster to implement and easier to use and that will offer greater adaptability to changing business conditions, all of which are addressed in Microsoft Forecaster 7.