Washington: Today - Rain, high near 60, low in low to mid 30s. Chance of precipitation 70 per cent today, near zero tonight. Monday - Mostly sunny, high in low to mid 50s.

Maryland: Today - Rain, highs in mid 40s west to upper 50s east, lows near 30. Monday - Mostly sunny, highs from near 40 west to low 50s east.

VIRGINIA: Today - Rain, highs from mid 40s west to near 60 east, lows from upper 20s west to upper 30s east. Monday - Mostly sunny, highs from near 40 west to upper 50s east.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Rain likely today, ending by tonight with visibility of 5 miles or more, decreasing briefly to 3 miles or less. Westerly winds at 10 to 20 knots today and 15 to 25 knots tonight.

Extended Area Outlook: For Tuesday through Thursday - There is a chance of rain through Wednesday. Cooling trend through period with highs from 50s Tuesday to 40s Wednesday to 30s Thursday. Lows should range from 30s Tuesday to 20s Wednesday to teens by Thursday. Washington's normal temperature range for this time of year is from 46 to 28.

West Virginia: Today - Snow likely north, possible in south today, chance of snow in north tonight, highs mostly in 40s, lows in 20s. Monday - Partly cloudy, highs in mid 30s to low 40s.

The National Weather Forecast for today - Rain will fall from the upper Ohio Valley across the lower Great Lakes region and the Atlantic Coast states. A few showers will be scattered along the northern Pacific Coast and the northern Plains.Elsewhere, fair or partly cloudy skies are forecast. Temperatures will remain seasonably cool to mild across the nation with a cooling trend across the northern Plains, the Great Lakes region, the northern Atlantic Coast states, the southeastern states and the lower Mississippi Valley.

Almanac data for today, Feb. 13 - Sun rises 7:02 a.m., sets 5:43 p.m.; moon rises 3:10 a.m., sets 1:24 p.m.

Tides: High 3:24 a.m. and 4:02 p.m., low 10:18 a.m. and 11:02 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).

Washington data at 7 p.m. (EST) yesterday: Highest temperature since 7 a.m. yesterday, 58 degrees at 12:40 p.m. Lowest temperature since midnight, 32 degrees at 6:30 a.m. Record high temperature for today, 72 degrees in 1951. Record low temperature for today, 2 degrees in 1917. Deficiency of temperature since Feb. 1, 24 degrees. Deficiency/Excess of temperature since Jan. 1, 328 degrees. Relative humidity: Maximum, 36 per cent at 1 p.m. 24 hour precipitation, .02 inches. Deficiency of precipitation since Feb. 1, .94 inches. Deficiency of precipitation since June 1, 2.06 inches. Highest observed wind since 7 a.m., 16 miles per hour from the S.W. at 4:53 p.m. Peak gust since 7 a.m., 29 miles per hour from the south at 2:30 p.m. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time,(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 midnight(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)76 1 a.m.(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)79 2 a.m.(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)76 3 a.m.(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)76 4 a.m.(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)76 5 a.m.(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)82 6 a.m.(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)89 7 a.m.(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)92 8 a.m.(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)85 9 a.m.(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)76 10 a.m.(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)56 11 a.m.(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)45 12 noon(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)41 1 p.m.(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)36 2 p.m.(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)47 3 p.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)45 4 p.m.(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)55 5 p.m.(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)69(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 7 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)37 Albuquerque(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)35 Amarillo(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)36 Anchorage(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)24 Asheville(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)30 Atlanta(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)40 Atlantic City(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)36 Austin(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)48 Baltimore(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)31 Billings(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)29 Birmingham(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)54 Bismarck(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)33 Boise(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)27 Boston(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)39 Brownsville(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)62 Buffalo(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)34 Burlington, Vt.(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)34 Casper(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)21 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)41 Charleston, W.V.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)32 Charlotte, N.C.(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)32 Cheyenne(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)22 Chicago(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)40 Cincinnati(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)35 Cleveland(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)27 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)32 Columbus, Ohio(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)33 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)46 Dayton(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)36 Denver(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)25 Des Moines(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)32 Detroit(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)23 Duluth(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)29 El Paso(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)40 Fairbanks(COLUMN)8(COLUMN)-10 Fargo(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)33 Flagstaff(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)31 Great Falls(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)35 Hartford(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)38 Helena(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)33 Honolulu(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)73 Houston(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)60 Indianapolis(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)35 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)56 Jacksonville(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)38 Juneau(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)35 Kansas City(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)38 Las Vegas(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)43 Little Rock(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)45 Los Angeles(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)59 Louisville(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)39 Memphis(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)48 Miami Beach(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)68 Midland(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)38 Milwaukee(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)30 Mpls.-St. Paul(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)37 Nashville(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)42 New Orleans(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)60 New York(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)40 Norfolk(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)33 North Platte(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)22 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)47 Omaha(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)30 Orlando(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)49 Philadelphia(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)31 Phoenix(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)51 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)28 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)20 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)48 Providence(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)33 Raleigh(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)30 Rapid City(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)29 Reno(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)26 Richmond(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)28 St. Louis(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)43 St. Prbg.-T'mpa(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)52 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)28 San Antonio(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)43 San Diego(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)55 San Francisco(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)51 San Juan, P.R.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)69 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)29 Seattle(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)51 Shreveport(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)43 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)32 Spokane(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)39 Syracuse(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)36 Tucson(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)39 Tulsa(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)47 Washington(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)32 Wichita(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)40(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)72 Barbados(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)75 Bermuda(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)59 Calgary(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)27 Culiacan(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)54 Edmonton(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)12 Havana(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)63 Kingston(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Montego Bay(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)72 Mexico City(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)48 Monterrey(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)51 Montreal(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)27 Nassau(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)67 Ottawa(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)32 Regina(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)18 St. Kitts(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)70 St. Thomas(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)70 Toronto(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)34 Vancouver(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)45 Veracruz(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)67 Winnipeg(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)27(END TABLE)