Washington: Today - Sunny, high near 30, low in the nid teens. The chance of precipitation is near zero. Tuesday - Fair, high in the mid 30s.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Sunny, highs from the 20s to the low 30s, lows from near - 10 to the teens. Tuesday - Fair, highs in the 30s.

Lower Patomac and Chesapeake Bay: Far, with visibility of more than 5 miles. Winds will be from the northwest at from 8 to 18 knots. The bay is still ice-covered.

West Virginia: Today - Cloudy in northern and mountain portions of the state partly cloudy elsewhere. Highs will be from the upper teens to the lower 20s, lows from near - 10 to near 10. Tuesday - Sunny, highs from the mid 20s to the mid 30s.

Extended Area Forecast for Wednesday through Thursday: Partly cloudy on Wednesday and Thursday, chance of precipitation on Friday. Highs will be in the 40s, lows in the 20s. Normal Washington temperatures for the period are a high of 45 and a low of 28.

The Nation Yesterday: High Pressure centers over Minesora and Georgia, produced cold from the northern and central plains to the Atlantic coast. Afternoon high temperatures stayed in the teens from the middle Mississippi Valley into the Greay Lakes and northern Atlantic coast and in the single numbers in the upper Mississippi Valley. The southeast was also chilly, with parts of northern Florida reaching only into the 50s. A few snow showers remained from the southern and eastern sections of the Great Lakes into northern New England, but additional accumulations were less than one inch. Gusty winds produced some blowing snow in western New York. Except for the snow shower activity in the northeast, most of the eastern wind of the nation was clear. Partly cloudy to cloudy skies prevailed across most of the plains states, with a few snow flurries in south central Nebraska. Temperatures were much collder in the west central plains. Highs in western Kansas were only in the 30s, after being near 60 on Saturday. Weather in the west continued mild and dry.

The National Weather Forecast for today - Snow flurries will continue from the eastern section of the Great Lakes into northern New England. Rain will develop over central and southern Texas, with some snow in north central and northeastern Texas. There is also a chance of snow in northern Minnesota. Cloudy skies will cover the northern Pacific coast and the northern plateau region, but other areas will be mostly sunny. Temperatures will remain cold from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic coast, and over the northern plateau. Mild weather will dominate the remainder of the western states.Warmer readings are predicted plains, but it will be colder in the southern plains.

Almatac data for today - Sun rises 7:09 a.m., set 5:69 p.m.; moon rises 9:45 p.m., sets 8:52 a.m.

Tides: High 10:08 a.m. and 10:31 p.m., low 4:33 a.m. and 4:58 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's Island (6 1/2); Point Lookout (7).

The National Weather Service forecasts that the Potomac River stage at Little Falls will be near 3.1 feet.

Washington data at 7 p.m. (EDT) yesterday: Highest temperature since midnight, 14 degrees at 6:15 at 2:30 p.m. Lowest temperature since midnight, 14 degrees at 6:15 a.m. Record high temperature for today, 64 degrees in 1887. Record low temperature for today, 3 degrees in 1907. Deficiency of temperature since Feb. 1, 29 degrees. Deficiency of temperature since Jan. 1, 33 degrees. Relative humidity: Maximum, 29 per cent at 3 p.m. Deficiency of precipitation since Feb. 1, 43 inches.Deficiency of precipitation since Jan. 1, 1.6 inches. Highest observed wind since 7 a.m., 23 miles per hour from the west at 8:53 a.m. Peak gust since 7 a.m., 37 miles per hour from the northwest at 3:22 p.m. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 mid.(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)43 1 a.m.(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)47 2 a.m.(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)47 3 a.m.(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)49 4 a.m.(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)49 5 a.m.(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)47 6 a.m.(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)33 7 a.m.(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)40 8 a.m.(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)42 9 a.m.(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)37 10 a.m.(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)37 11 a.m.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)34 12 noon(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)35 1 p.m.(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)35 2 p.m.(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)32 3 p.m.(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)29 4 p.m.(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)33 5 p.m.(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)35 6 p.m.(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)38 7 p.m.(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)39 8 p.m.(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)47 9 p.m.(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)43 10 p.m.(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)45 11 p.m.(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)47(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 p.m. (EST) yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)L.(COLUMN)H. Albany(COLUMN)7(COLUMN)16 Albuquerque(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)53 Amarillo(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)51 Anchorage(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)41 Asheville(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)34 Atlanta(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)44 Atlantic City(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)24 Austin(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)60 Baltimore(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)25 Billings(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)44 Birmingham(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)44 Bismark(COLUMN)-13(COLUMN)15 Boise(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)28 Boston(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)26 Brownsville(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)72 Buffalo(COLUMN)1(COLUMN)7 Burlington(COLUMN)8(COLUMN)15 Casper(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)42 Chaston, S.C.(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)43 Chaston, W.V.(COLUMN)5(COLUMN)17 Charlotte(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)40 Cheyenne(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)42 Chicago(COLUMN)-5(COLUMN)13 Cincinnati(COLUMN)-9(COLUMN)6 Cleveland(COLUMN)-5(COLUMN)10 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)45 Columbus(COLUMN)-11(COLUMN)13 Dal. Ft. Worth(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)54 Dayton(COLUMN)-8(COLUMN)13 Denver(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)46 Des Moines(COLUMN)2(COLUMN)18 Detroit(COLUMN)-2(COLUMN)16 Duluth(COLUMN)-12(COLUMN)12 El Paso(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)63 Fairbanks(COLUMN)3(COLUMN)18 Farqo(COLUMN)-19(COLUMN)-1 Flagstaff(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)47 Great Falls(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)50 Hartford(COLUMN)11(COLUMN)22 Helena(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)43 Honolulu(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)85 Houston(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)56 Indlanapolis(COLUMN)-12(COLUMN)12 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)52 Jacksonville(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)51 Juneau(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)45 Kansas City(COLUMN)11(COLUMN)17 Las Vegas(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)68 Little Rock(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)68 Los Angeles(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)74 Louisville(COLUMN)7(COLUMN)22 Memphis(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)40 Miami Beach(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)59 Midland Odessa(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)68 Milwaukee(COLUMN)-3(COLUMN)11 Mpls. St. Paul(COLUMN)-11(COLUMN)9 Nashville(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)32 New Orleans(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)50 New York(COLUMN)8(COLUMN)22 Norfolk(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)32 North Platte(COLUMN)7(COLUMN)23 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)57 Omaha(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)23 Orlando(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)62 Philadelpia(COLUMN)8(COLUMN)21 Phoenix(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)73 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)-2(COLUMN)12 Portsland, Maine(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)28 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)47 Providence(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)21 Raleigh(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)34 Rapid City(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)27 Reno(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)58 Richmond(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)32 St. Louis(COLUMN)5(COLUMN)19 St. Pbg. Tampa(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)63 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)41 San Antonio(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)58 San Diego(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)73 San Francisco(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)62 San Juan(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)83 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)-16(COLUMN)5 Seattle(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)57 Shreveport(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)57 Shoux Falls(COLUMN)-6(COLUMN)16 Sookane(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)29 Syracuse(COLUMN)5(COLUMN)12 Tucson(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)46 KTulsa(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)56 Washington(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)29 Witchita(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)38(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Aberdeen(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Amsterdam(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Ankara(COLUMN)pt cldy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Auckland(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)midn(COLUMN)64 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Birmingham(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Brussels(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Cairo(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Casablanca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)59 Copenhagen(COLUMN)fog(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Geneva(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Hnog kong(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Lisbon(COLUMN)fog(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)50 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Malta(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Manila(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)77 Moscow(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)79 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Nice(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Oslo(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)27 Paris(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Peking(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)23 Rome(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Saigon(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Sofia(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Stockholm(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Sydney(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Tokyo(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Tunis(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Vienna(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Warsaw(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)36(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Barbados(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)75 Bermuda(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)63 Calgary(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)23 Edmonton(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)7 Havana(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)66 Montego Bay(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)69 Mexico City(COLUMN)haze(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)44 Moterrey(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)48 Montreal(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)1 Nassau(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)66 Ottawa(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)-6 Regina(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)9(COLUMN)0 St. Kitts(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)72 St. Thomas(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)74 Toronto(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)-11 Vancouver(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)41 Veracruz(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)60 Winnipeg(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)3(COLUMN)-29(END TABLE)