a completely inaccurate weather forecast
Isn't there a flash flood advisory for the entire county? It's absolutely gorgeous weather outside! Must be the weatherologist
gave a fauxcast.
Fauxcasting is the practice (some would say the art) of creating a revenue or sales forecast to meet some predefined number, rather than actually building it up from assumptions on the market or marketing plan. A fauxcast differs from a forecast in that it attempts to create the future rather than predict it.
Well, engineering missed the ship date, so we're going to have to spend all day updating the sales fauxcast to make the goal without new features.