Washington: Today - Sunny and windy, high near 50, low near 30. Chance of precipitation near zero through tonight. Saturday - Sunny, high in 50s.

Maryland: Today - Sunny and windy, high in 50s, lows from near 20 in west to near 30 east. Saturday - Sunny, high in low to mid 50s.

Virginia: Today - Sunny, high in 50s, lows from 20s to near 30. Saturday - Sunny, high in 50s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Fair skies with north-westerly winds at 15 to 30 knots today 8 to 15 knots tonight, Visibility should be greater than 5 knots through tonight.

Extended Area Outlook: For Sunday through Tuesday - Fair skies Sunday and Tuesday with chance of showers Monday. Highs should average in mid 60s to low 70s, lows in 40s. Washington normal temperature range fro this time of year is from 60 to 39.

West Virginia: Today - Sunny, highs in low 40s to mid 50s, lows in mid 20s to mid 30s. Saturday Sunny, highs in low 50s to low 60s.

The National Weather Forecast for Today - Snow flurries will continue over northwest New England. Rainshowers will be scattered through the upper Mississippi Valley. Showers will also be scattered from the Rockies through the Southwest as well as along the Pacific Coast through the great basin. These showers will be snow in the higher elevations. Temperatures will remain mild through the Plains and Mississippi Valley through the Gulf of Mexico Coast states. Elewhere, temperatures will continue generally cool or cold.

The Council of Governments' Air Qualify Index for yesterday showed the high reading in the Washington area during the 2 to 3 p.m. period was 26 for the pollutant, photochemical oxidants. Index values between 25 and 49 indicate fair air quality. When the index exceeds persons with lung, heart and eye problems should restrict their activity. The forecast for today indicates the air quality will inprove.

The National Weather Service forecasts that the Potomac River stage at Little Falls will fall slowly to near 60 this morning.

Washington data at 7 p.m. (EST) yesterday: Highest temperature since 7 a.m. yesterday, 49 degrees at 2:30 p.m. Lowest temperature since midnight, 38 degrees at 6:29 a.m. Excess of temperature since March 1, 192 degrees. Deficiency of temperature since Jan 1. 65 degrees. Record high temperature for today, 84 degrees in 1939. Record low temperature for today, 19 degrees in 1940. Relative humidity: Maximum, 58 per cent at 4 a.m.; Minimum, 25 per cent at 4 p.m. 24 hour precipitation, none.

Deficiency of precipitation since March 1, .50 inches. Deficiency of precipitation since Jan. 1, 3.41 inches. Highest observed wind since 7 a.m. 29 miles per hour from the N.W. at 5:53 p.m. Peak qust since 7 a.m., 48 miles per hour from the N.W.. at 11:26 a.m. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T(COLUMN)H 12 m'n'ght(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)40 1 a.m.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)45 2 a.m.(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)15 3 a.m.(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)49 4 a.m.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)58 5 a.m.(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)49 6 a.m.(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)50 7 a.m.(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)42 8 a.m.(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)44 9 a.m.(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)39 10 a.m.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)36 11 a.m.(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)30 12 noon(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)18 1 p.m.(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)29 2 p.m.(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)28 3 p.m.(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)28 4 p.m.(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)25 5 p.m.(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)25 6 p.m.(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)25(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 7 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H(COLUMN)L Albany(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)30 Amarillo(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)30 Anchorage(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)13 Asheville(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)38 Atlanta(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)35 Atlantic City(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)34 Austin(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)55 Baltimore(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)36 Billings(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)43 Birmingham(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)35 Bismarck(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)28 Boise(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)25 Bosion(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)33 Brownsville(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)67 Buffalo(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)19 Burlington, Vt.(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)27 Casper(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)34 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)46 Ch'lt'n, W.Va.(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)28 Charlotte, N.C.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)32 Cheyenne(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)32 Chicago(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)26 Cincinnati(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)25 Cleveland(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)22 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)34 Columbus, Ohio(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)23 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)50 Dayton(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)21 Denver(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)40 Des Moines(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)34 Detroit(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)19 Duluth(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)22 El Paso(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)53 Fairbanks(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)-14 Fargo(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)30 Flagstaff(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)33 Great Falls(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)37 Hartford(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)34 Helena(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)38 Honolulu(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)59 Houston(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)59 Indianapolis(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)24 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)42 Jacksonville(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)39 Juneau(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)24 Kansas City(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)41 Las Vegas(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)50 Little Rock(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)49 Los Angeles(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)53 Louisville(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)29 Memphis(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)42 Miami Beach(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)62 Midland(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)37 Milwaukee(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)23 Mpls.-St. Paul(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)27 Nashville(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)34 New Orleans(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)46 New York(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)35 Norfolk(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)39 North Platte(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)43 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)42 Omaha(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)41 Orlando(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)45 Philadelphia(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)35 Phoenix(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)56 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)22 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)28 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)43 Providence(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)35 Raleigh(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)31 Rapid City(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)33 Reho(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)33 Richmond(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)35 St. Louis(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)32 St. Prbg.-Tampa(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)46 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)36 San Antonio(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)57 San Diego(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)57 San Francisco(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)47 San Juan, P.R.(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)69 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)-1 Seattle(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)40 Shreveport(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)48 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)39 Spokane(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)32 Syracuse(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)24 Rucson(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)49 Tulsa(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)51 Washington(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)38 Wichita(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)42(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp Aberdeen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Ankara(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Amsterdam(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Auckland(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)64 Berlin(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Birmingh'm(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Brussels(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Cairo(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)82 Casablanca(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)64 Copenhagen(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Dublin(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Geneva(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Hong Kong(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Lisbon(COLUMN)pt. clud(COLUMN)nooN(COLUMN)61 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Madrid(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Malta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Manila(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Moscow(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)34 New Delhi(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)95 Nice(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Oslo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)28 Paris(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Perking(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Rome(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Saigon(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)86 Sofia(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Stockholm(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Sydney(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)77 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)86 Tokyo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Tunis(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Vienna(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Warsaw(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Calgary(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)19 Edmonton(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)18 Montreal(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)28 Ottawa(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)19 Regina(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)21 Toronto(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)14 Vancouver(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)26 Winnipeg(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)19(END TABLE)