Washington: Today - Mostly sunny, high in 30s, low in teens. Chance of precipitation near zero through tonight. Wednesday - Mostly sunny, high in 30s.

Maryland: Today - Mostly sunny, highs from 20s west to mid 30s east, lows from near zero west to teens east. Wednesday - Mostly sunny, highs in 20s to mid 30s.

Virginia: Today - Mostly sunny, highs from mid 20s west to near 40 east, lows from 50s west to low 20s east. Wednesday - Mostly sunny, highs from mid 20s to near 40.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Fair skies with visibility greater than 5 miles through tonight. Winds should be from the west at 16 to 25 knots today and from the west or northwest at 8 to 15 knots tonight.

Extended Area Outlook: For Thursday through Saturday - The outlook calls for partly cloudy skies through the areas through the period with a chance of snow flurries in mountains. Highs should average in 30s to low 40s, lows near 20. Washington's normal temperature range for this time of year is from 44 to [WORD ILLEGIBLE]

West Virginia: Today - Sunny, highs in 20s to low 30s, low in teens. It should be cooler in mountains. Wednesday - Sunny, high in mid 20s to mid 30s.

The National Weather Forcast for Today - Snow or snow flurries will be scattered over West Virginia, northern Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan and the interior New York state into northern Maine as well as in the northern Rockies. Elsewhere in the nation, skies will be party sunny to sunny, except for cloudy skies in the Pacific northwest. Cold temperatures will be the rule over most of the nation except for mild readings from California through the central and southern Rockies into western Texas and the central parts of Oklahoma and Kansas with moderating temperatures in the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys and eastern Texas.

Washington data at 7 a.m. (EST) yesterday: Highest temperature since 7 a.m.: yesterday, 35 degrees at 3:15 p.m. Lowest temperature since midnight, 15 degrees at 7:05 a.m. Record high temperature for today, 67 degrees in 1887. Record low temperatures for today, 6 degrees in 1935. Deficiency of temperature since Jan. 1, 304 degrees. Relative humidity: Maximum, 49 per cent at 4 a.m.; Minimum, 25 per cent at 3 p.m. 24 hour precipitation, none. Deficiency of precipitation since Jan. 1, 1.12 inches. Highest observed wind 7 a.m. 18 miles per hour from the W.S.W. at 3 p.m. Peak gust since 7 a.m. 29 miles per hour from the west at 2:30 p.m.

The council of Governments' Air Quality Index for yesterday showed the high reading in the Washington area during the 2 to 3 p.m. period was 25 for the pollutant, photochemical oxidants. Index values between 25 and 49 inches fair air quality. When the index exceeds 100 the air becomes hazardous and persons with lung, heart and eye problems should restrict their activity. The forecast for today indicates the air quality will improves.

The National Weather Service forecasts that the Potomac River stage at Little Falls will be near 3.1 feet through today. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 m'night(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)38 1 a.m.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)40 2 a.m.(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)39 3 a.m.(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)45 4 a.m.(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)49 5 a.m.(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)47 6 a.m.(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)47 7 a.m.(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)47 8 a.m.(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)47 9 a.m.(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)45 10 a.m.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)46 11 a.m.(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)31 12 noon(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)28 1 p.m.(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)29 2 p.m.(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)28 3 p.m.(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)25 4 p.m.(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)29 5 p.m.(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)30 6 p.m.(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)37(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 7 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)-01 Albuquenque(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)23 Amarillo(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)20 Anchorage(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)30 Asheville(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)14 Atlanta(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)25 Atlantic City(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)16 Austin(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)30 Baltimore(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)15 Billings(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)18 Birmingham(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)23 Bismarck(COLUMN)03(COLUMN)08 Boise(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)17 Boston(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)11 Brownsville(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)43 Buffalo(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)05 Burlington, Vt.(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)06 Casper(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)28 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)34 Charleston, WV.(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)05 Charlotte, N.C.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)30 Cheyenne(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)25 Chicago(COLUMN)08(COLUMN)04 Cincinnati(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)05 Cleveland(COLUMN)08(COLUMN)01 Columbia, SC(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)34 Columbus, Ohio(COLUMN)09(COLUMN)02 Dal. Ft. Worth(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)12 Dayton(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)05 Denver(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)24 Des Moines(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)01 Detroit(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)03 Duluth(COLUMN)09(COLUMN)03 El Paso(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)28 Fairbanks(COLUMN)02(COLUMN)16 Fargo(COLUMN)06(COLUMN)12 Flagstaff(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)13 Great Falls(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)28 Hartford(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)06 Helena(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)17 Honolulu(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)75 Houston(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)36 Indianapolis(COLUMN)08(COLUMN)02 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)25 Jacksonville(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)38 Juneau(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)37 Kansas City(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)01 Las Vegas(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)34 Little Rock(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)15 Los Angeles(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)48 Louisville(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)01 Memphis(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)19 Miami Beach(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)65 Midland(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)22 Milwaukee(COLUMN)08(COLUMN)03 Mols.-St. Paul(COLUMN)08(COLUMN)04 Nashville(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)09 New Orleans(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)35 New York(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)09 Norfolk(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)29 North Platte(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)03 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)15 Omoha(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)04 Orlando(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)39 Philadelphia(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)09 Phoenix(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)46 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)01 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)08 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)33 Providence(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)08 Raleigh(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)25 Rapid City(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)04 Reno(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)28 Richmond(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)20 St. Louis(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)00 St. Prbg-Tamos(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)48 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)14 San Antonio(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)33 San Diego(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)53 San Francisco(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)45 San Juan, P.R.(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)69 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)08 Seattle(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)38 Shreveport(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)23 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)10 Spokane(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)21 Syracuse(COLUMN)11(COLUMN)07 Tucson(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)39 Tulsa(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)13 Washington(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)16 Wichita(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)08(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)T. Aberdeen(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Amsterdam(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Ankara(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Athens(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Auckland(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)66 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Birmingham(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Brussels(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Cairo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Casablanca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)55 Copenhagen(COLUMN)fog(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)28 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Geneva(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Hong Kong(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Lisbon(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)46 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Malta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Manila(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)77 Moscow(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)23 New Delhi(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Nice(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Oslo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)10 Paris(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Peking(COLUMN)smoke(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)19 Rome(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Saigon(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)6 a.m.(COLUMN)82 Sofia(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Stockholm(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)25 Sydney(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Tokyo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Tunis(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Vienna(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Warsaw(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)30(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Barbados(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)72 Bermuda(COLUMN)clody(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)59 Bogota(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)41 Calgary(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)18 Edmonton(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)1 Havana(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)64 Kingston(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Montego Bay(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)76 Mexico City(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)46 Monterrey(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)41 Montreal(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)9 Nassau(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)61 Ottawa(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)5 Regina(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)0(COLUMN)9 St. Kitts(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)69 St. Thomas(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)75 Toronto(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)9(COLUMN)5 Vancouver(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)34 Veracruz(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)61 Winnipeg(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)3(COLUMN)11(END TABLE)