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Blend of weather +‎ forecast. Alternatively from weather +‎ -cast, from broadcast.


weathercast (plural weathercasts)

  1. (meteorology) A weather forecast, especially one broadcast by radio or television.
    • 1965, "It'll Be Scorcher Again," Deseret News (Utah, USA), 29 Jul., p. B1 (retrieved 4 Feb 2009):
      The official weathercast called for variable cloudiness.
    • 2009, "Hot Box: TV worth talking about," Toronto Star, 3 Feb. (retrieved 4 Feb 2009):
      Jocular TV weatherman Dave Devall [] announced on last night's 6 o'clock news that he is easing into retirement. [] His last regular weathercast will be April 3.

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