Washington: Today - Partly cloudy, high near W. low in [WORD ILLEGIBLE] of rain near here today, 20 per cent tonight, Wednesday - Change of rain, high near 70.

Maryland: Today - Partly cloudy, high near 70, low in [WORD ILLEGIBLE] Wednesday. Chance of rain, high near 70.

Virginia: Today - Partly cloudy, high in mid 70s, low in mid 50s. Chance of lingering showers in southwest, Wednesday - Chance of rain, high in [WORD ILLEGIBLE] to mid 70s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Chance of rain through tonight [LINE ILLEGIBLE]

Extended Area Outlook: For Thursday through Saturday - Partly cloudy skies with highs in 70s to near 50 lows in 50s through [WORD ILLEGIBLE]

West Virginia: Today - Rain highs mid [WORD ILLEGIBLE] to mid 70s. Low in [WORD ILLEGIBLE] low 60s Wednesday - Rain, highs Upper 50s to mid 70s.

The National Weather Forecast for Today - Showers and thunderstorms will be scattered to a [WORD ILLEGIBLE] scattered over the southern half of the Atlantic Coast and Inland through the Ohio and the [WORD ILLEGIBLE] and the Mississippi Valleys, the southern upper Great Lakes region, the central Great Plains, Oklahoma and the Texas [WORD ILLEGIBLE] It will be cool or turned cooler with a chance of [WORD ILLEGIBLE] through much of the [WORD ILLEGIBLE] region into Utah and the Pacific northwest. It will also be cool or turning cooler over the Great Lakes and north Atlantic Coast states. The rest of the nation will continue to have mild temperatures.

ALMANAC DATA FOR May 3, 1977. Sun rises 6:08 a.m., sets 8:00 p.m., moon rises 6:27 p.m., sets 6:74 a.m. Tides: High 8:33 a.m. and 9:02 p.m., low 2:47 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. High and low tides at the following locations can be obtained by substracting the hours indicated from the tides above Annapolis [WORD ILLEGIBLE] Bloody Point Lighthouse (4 1/2); Deale, Md. (4 1/2); Colonial Beach (6 1/2); Norfolk [WORD ILLEGIBLE] Virginia Beach (1); Solomons Island (6 1/2); Point Lookout [WORD ILLEGIBLE] Pollen count 42 trees (note: more than 7 or higher is considered undesirable).

The Council of Governments' Air Quality Index for yesterday [WORD ILLEGIBLE] the high reading in the Washington area during the 2 to 3 p.m. period [LINE ILLEGIBLE] chemical [WORD ILLEGIBLE] [WORD ILLEGIBLE] values between 24 and 49 indicate fair air quality. When the index[WORD ILLEGIBLE] 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 improve.

The National Weather Service forecasts that the Potomac River stage at Little Falls will remain near [WORD ILLEGIBLE] feet through today.

Washington data at 8 p.m. (EDT) yesterday: Highest temperature since 8 a.m. yesterday, 77 degrees at 2:03 p.m. Lowest temperature since midnight, 61 degrees at 6:30 a.m. Excess of temperature since [WORDS ILLEGIBLE] degrees. Excess of temperature since Jan. 1, 109 degrees. Record high temperature for today 91 degrees in 1965.Record temperature for today, 36 degrees in 1909. Relative humidity: Maximum, 93 per cent at 7 p.m.; Minimum, 66 per cent at 2 p.m. 24 hour precipitation, 23 inches. Excess of precipitation since May 1, .01 inches. Deficiency of precipitation since Jan. 1, 4.26 inches. Highest observed wind since 8 a.m., 15 miles per hour from the S.S.W. at 9:53 a.m. Peak gust since 8 a.m., 30 miles per hour from the S.W. at 9:41 a.m. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) TIME(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 mid(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)56 1 a.m.(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)67 2 a.m.(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)70 3 a.m.(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)73 4 a.m.(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)70 5 a.m.(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)75 6 a.m.(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)78 7 a.m.(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)78 8 a.m.(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)73 9 a.m.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)70 10 a.m.(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)71 12 noon(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)71 1 p.m.(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)71 2 p.m.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)66 3 p.m.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)69 4 p.m.(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)87 5 p.m.(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)87 6 p.m.(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)90(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 9 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)65 Albuquerque(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)49 Amarils(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)61 Anchorage(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)38 Asheville(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)55 Atlanta(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)58 Atlantic City(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)54 Austin(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)67 Baltimore(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)55 Billings(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)48 Birmingham(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)61 Bismarck(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)29 Boise(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)46 Boston(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)53 Brownsville(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)75 Buffalo(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)54 Burlington, Vt.(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)60 Casper(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)41 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)66 Charleston, W.V.(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)53 Charlotte, N.C.(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)58 Cheyenne(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)35 Chicago(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)64 Cincinnati(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)59 Cleveland(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)58 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)54 Columbus O.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)59 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)60 Dayton(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)60 Denver(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)41 Des Moines(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)56 Detroit(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)50 Duluth(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)31 El Paso(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)50 Fairbanks(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)44 Fargo(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)32 Flagstaff(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)27 Great Falls(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)51 Hartford(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)53 Helena(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)52 Honolulu(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)72 Houston(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)70 Indianapolis(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)61 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)67 Jacksonville(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)58 Juneau(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)44 Kansas City(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)57 Las Vegas(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)59 Little Rock(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)58 Los Angeles(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)55 Louisville(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)60 Memphis(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)65 Miami Beach(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)74 Midlands(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)58 Milwaukee(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)46 Mpls.-St. Paul(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)40 Nashville(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)63 New Orleans(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)67 New York(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)56 Norfolk(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)54 North Platte(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)47 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)60 Omaha(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)55 Orlando(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)59 Philadelphia(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)57 Phoenix(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)65 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)58 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)50 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)48 Providence(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)49 Raleigh(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)52 Rapid City(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)40 Reno(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)36 Richmond(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)58 St. Louis(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)61 St. Prbg-Tampa(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)57 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)47 San Diego(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)57 San Antonio(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)70 San Francisco(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)55 San Juan, P.R.(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)72 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)29 Seattle(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)54 Shreveport(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)63 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)42 Spokane(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)51 Syracuse(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)61 Topeka(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)60 Tucson(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)57 Tulsa(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)60 Washington(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)61 Wichita(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)61(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Abercean(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Amsterdam(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Ankara(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Auckland(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)48 Berlin(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Birmingham(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Brussels(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Cairo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)82 Casablanca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)64 Copenhagen(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Geneva(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Hong Kong(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)77 Lisbon(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)61 London(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Walta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Manila(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)84 Moscow(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)82 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)90 Nice(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Oslo(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Paris(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Peking(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Rome(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Saigon(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)84 Sofia(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Stockholm(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Sydney(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Tokyo(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Tunis(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Vienna(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Warsaw(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)82(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Acapulm(COLUMN)hare(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)73 Barbacos(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)75 Bermica(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)63 Bogata(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)46 Calgary(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)47 Edmonton(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)45 Havana(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)68 Kingston(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)75 Montego Bay(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)73 Mexico City(COLUMN)haze(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)52 Monterrey(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)72 Montreal(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)52 Nassau(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)68 Ottawa(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)50 Regina(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)34 St. Kitts(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)70 St. Thomas(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)74 Toronto(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)45 Vancouver(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)54 Veracruz(COLUMN)haze(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)75 Winnipeg(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)30(END TABLE)