Washington: Today - Sunny, high in low to mid 30s, low near 20. Chance precipitation near zero today, 10 per cent tonight. Monday - Chance of rain or snow, high in 30s.

Maryland: Today - Sunny, high in 30s how near 20. Monday - Cloudy with chance of rain or snow, highs in 30s.

Virginia; Today - Sunny, high in 30's, low in 20s. Chance of rain o[TEXT ILLEGIBLE] rain or snow, highs near 40s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Fair skies, visibility greater than 5 miles through tonight. Winds should be northwesterly at 8 to 15 knots today, near 10 knots this evening shifting to southeasterly at near 10 knots late tonight.

Extended Area Outlook: For Tuesday through Thursday - partly cloudy skies Tuesday with a chance of precipitation by Thursday. Highs should average near 40, lows near 30 Washington's normal temperature range for this time of year is from 43 to 28.

West Virginia: Today - partly cloudy, high near 30. lows from 5 to low 20s. Monday - Snow, highs in upper 20s to mid 30s.

The National Weather Forecast or Today - Snow will spread across the Plains from North Dakota to Oklahoma and also into the middle Mississippi Valley. Rain is likely over Texas and the lower Mississippi Valley with some freezing rain possible in north central Texas. Scattered showers will occur along the northern and central Pacific Coast with snow reaching into the northern and central portions of the plateau and Rockies. Elsewhere, skies will be clear or partly cloudy. Temperatures will be warmer from the northern Plains to the Apalachians and north Atlantic states and also in central and eastern Texas. It will remain cold over the extreme southeast U.S. Seasonably cold temperatures with little change are forecast for the west.

Almanac data for Sunday, Jan. 2 - Sun rises 7:27 a.m., sets 4:58 p.m.

Tides: High 10:16 a.m. and 10:52 p.m., low 2:18 a.m. and 3:42 P.m. High and low tides at the following points can be obtained by subtracting the hours indicated from the tides above. Annapolis (3 1/4); Bloody Point Lighthouse (4 1/2); Deale, Md. (4 1/2); Colonial Beach (6); Norfolk (1 1/2); Virginia Beach (1); Solomon Island (6 1/2); Point Lookout (7).

The National Weather Service forecasts that the Potomac River stage at Little Falls with remain near 3.3 feet through today.

Washington data at 7 p.m. (EST) yesterday: Highest temperature since 7 a.m. yesterday, 29 degrees at 2:15 p.m. Lowest temperature since midnight, 15 degrees at 3:40 a.m. Record high temperature for today, 71 degrees in 1876. Record low temperature for today, - 1 degree in 1899. Deficiency of temperature since Jan. 1, 22 degrees. Relative humidity: Maximum, 51 per cent at 2 a.m.; Minimum, 37 per cent at 1 p.m. 24 hour precipitation, none. Deficiency of precipitation since Jan. 1, .09 inches.Highest observed wind since 7 a.m., 23 miles per hour from the N.E. at 8:53 a.m. Peak gust since 7 a.m., 40 miles per hour from the west at 12:53 p.m. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) TIME(COLUMN)T(COLUMN)H 12 mid.(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)45 1 a.m.(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)49 2 a.m.(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)51 3 a.m.(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)49 4 a.m.(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)46 5 a.m.(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)46 6 a.m.(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)47 7 a.m.(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)67 8 a.m.(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)49 9 a.m.(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)47 10 a.m.(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)43 11 a.m.(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)42 12 noon(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)40 1 p.m.(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)37 2 P.m.(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)39 3 p.m.(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)41 4 p.m.(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)41 5 p.m.(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)42(END TABLE) Temperature ending 7 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H(COLUMN)L Albany(COLUMN)19(COLUMN) 8 Albuquerque(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)35 Amarillo(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)16 Anchorage(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)26 Asheville(COLUMN)43(COLUMN) 8 Atlanta(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)11 Atlantic City(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)18 Austin(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)27 Baltimore(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)14 Billings(COLUMN)14(COLUMN) 2 Birmingham(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)12 Bismarck(COLUMN) 8(COLUMN)24 Boise(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)12 Boston(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)14 Brownsville(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)39 Buffalo(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)12 Burlington, Vt.(COLUMN)13(COLUMN) 1 Casper(COLUMN)20(COLUMN) 5 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)31 Charleston, W.V.(COLUMN)24(COLUMN) 6 Charlotte, N.C.(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)17 Cheyenne(COLUMN)23(COLUMN) 2 Chicago(COLUMN) 5(COLUMN) 0 Cincinnati(COLUMN)17(COLUMN) 2 Cleveland(COLUMN)11(COLUMN) 0 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)21 Columbus, Ohio(COLUMN)13(COLUMN) 2 Dal. Ft. Worth(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)16 Dayton(COLUMN)11(COLUMN) 0 Denver(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)11 Des Moines(COLUMN) 5(COLUMN) 6 Detroit(COLUMN)19(COLUMN) 7 Duluth(COLUMN) 4(COLUMN) 1 El Paso(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)42 Fairbanks(COLUMN) 8(COLUMN) 6 Fargo(COLUMN) 6(COLUMN)15 Flagstaff(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)24 Great Falls(COLUMN)21(COLUMN) 9 Hartford(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)13 Helena(COLUMN)24(COLUMN) 2 Honolulu(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)70 Houston(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)37 Indinapolis(COLUMN)11(COLUMN) 0 Jackson(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)18 Jacksonville(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)28 Juneau(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)28 Kansas City(COLUMN)11(COLUMN) 1 Las Vegas(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)31 Little Rock(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)10 Los Angeles(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)52 Louisville(COLUMN)18(COLUMN) 6 Memphis(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)15 Miami Beach(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)67 Midland(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)23 Milwaukee(COLUMN) 6(COLUMN) 2 Mpis. St. Paul(COLUMN) 5(COLUMN) 0 Nashville(COLUMN)18(COLUMN) 0 New Orleans(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)32 New York(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)H15 Norfolk(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)20 North Platte(COLUMN)26(COLUMN) 1 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)16 Omaha(COLUMN)13(COLUMN) 5 Orlando(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)50 Philadelphia(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)11 Phoenix(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)47 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)12(COLUMN) 1 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)19(COLUMN) 1 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)32 Providence(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)11 Raleigh(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)14 Rapid City(COLUMN)15(COLUMN) 1 Reno(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)10 Richmond(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)14 St. Louis(COLUMN) 9(COLUMN) 4 St. Prog. T'mpa(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)53 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)26 San Antonio(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)29 San Diego(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)53 San Francisco(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)49 San Juan, P.R.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)70 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN) 9(COLUMN) 3 Seattle(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)29 Shreveport(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)18 Sioux Falls(COLUMN) 5(COLUMN)14 Spokane(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)18 Syracuse(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)11 Tucson(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)46 Tulsa(COLUMN)19(COLUMN) 6 Washington(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)15 Wichita(COLUMN)22(COLUMN) 6(END TABLE) Temperature Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Aberdeen(COLUMN)Cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Amsterdam(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Ankara(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 3 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Auckland(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) mid.(COLUMN)59 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Birmingham(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Burssels(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Cairo(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Casablance(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN) noon(COLUMN)64 Copehangen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Geneva(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Hong Kong(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Lisbon(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) noon(COLUMN)57 London(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Madrid(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Malta(COLUMN)Cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)17 Manila(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN) 8 P.m.(COLUMN)79 Moscow(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN) 3 p.m.(COLUMN) 7 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 5 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Nice(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Nice(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Oslo(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)27 OParis(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Peking(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN)10 Rome(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Saigon(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN) 8 P.m.(COLUMN)81 Sofia(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)23 Stockholm(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Sydney(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)Cloudy(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Tokyp(COLUMN)Clear(COLUMN) 9 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Vienna(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)28 Warsaw(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)23(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)72 Barbados(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)82 75 Bermuda(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)78 67 Bogota(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)63 Cullacan(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)64 Kingston(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)75 Montego Bay(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)68 Mexico City(COLUMN)aze(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)46 Monterry(COLUMN)drizzle(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)43 Nassau(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)69 St. Kitts(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)71 St. Thomas(COLUMN)pt.Cldy(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)74 Veracruz(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)64(END TABLE)