Washington: Today - Sunny, high in the low 80s, low near 60, the charge of rain is near zero. Saturday - Sunny, high near 90.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Sunny, highs from the mid 70s to the low 80s, lows from the low 50s to near 60. Saturday - Sunny, highs in the 80s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - fair with visibility of more than 5 miles. Wind will be variable at less than 12 knots. Waves in unprotected waters will be less than 2 feet.

West Virginia: Today - Sunny, highs from the upper 70s to the low 80s, lows from the upper 40s to the low 50s. Saturday - partly cloudy, highs from the upper 70s to the low 80s.

Extended Area Forecast for Sunday through Tuesday: Sunny through the period. Highs will be in the 80s, lows from the 50s to the 60s. Normal Washington temperatures for the period are a high of 81 and a low of 60.

The National Weather Forecast for today - It will be showerly over the Pacific Northwest into the northern and central Rockies. Showers and thunderstorms will scatter over the Great Plains, the western half of the Misissippi Valley, the Gulf Coast, Georgia, the Carolinas and Tenesse. The rest of the nation will be mostly sunny. It will continue to be cool from the Pacific through the intermoutain region into the northern and central Rockies. It will continue to be warm over the Mississippi and Ohio valleys, the Great Lakes and Florida, Elsewhere it will be mild.

Almanac Data for today - Sunries 5:47 a.m., sets 8:24 p.m.; moon rises 2:35 p.m., sets 2:11 a.m. tides: High 3:24 a.m. and 3:46 p.m. Low 10:29 a.m. and 10.41 p.m. High and low tides of the following locations can be obtained by subtracting the hours indicated from the tides above. Annapolis (3); Bloody Point Lighthouse (4 1/2); Deale, Md. (4 1/2); Colonial eBach (6); Norfolk (1 1/2); Virginia Beach (1); Solomons Island (6 1/2); Point Lookout (7).

The Council of Governments Air Quality Index for yesterday showed the high reading in the Washington area during the 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. period was 63 for the polutant, photochemical oxidants. Index values between 50 and 74 indicate poor air quality. When the index exceeds 100 the air becomes hazardous and persons with lun, 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 be near 0.1 feet. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 mid.(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)87 1 a.m.(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)94 2 a.m.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)90 3 a.m.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)90 4 a.m.(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)94 5 a.m.(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)97 6 a.m.(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)97 7 a.m.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)90 8 a.m.(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)79 9 a.m.(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)69 10 a.m.(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)60 11 a.m.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)58 12 noon(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)54 1 p.m.(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)49 2 p.m.(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)43 3 p.m.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)42 4 p.m.(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)40 5 p.m.(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)38 6 p.m.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)40 7 p.m.(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)49(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EDT) Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)56 Alburquerque(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)54 Amarillo(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)61 Anchorage(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)41 Ashvellie(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)61 Atlanta(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)64 Atlantic City(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)63 Autin(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)67 Baltimore(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)61 Billings(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)44 Birmingham(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)64 Bismarck(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)58 Boise(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)50 Boston(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)61 Brownsville(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)70 Buffalo(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)52 Burlington(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)53 Casper(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)43 Charles'tn, S.C.(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)64 Charles'tn, W.Va.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)59 Charlotte(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)66 Cheyenne(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)40 Chicago(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)65 Cincinnati(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)64 Cleveland(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)56 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)64 Columbus(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)53 Dal-Ft-Worth(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)67 Dayton(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)56 Denver(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)47 Des Moines(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)66 Detroit(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)54 Duluth(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)49 El Paso(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)66 Fairbanks(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)50 Fargo(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)70 Flagstaff(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)31 Great Falls(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)44 Hartford(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)59 Helena(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)36 Honolulu(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)74 Houston(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)71 Indianapolis(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)66 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)65 Jacksonville(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)64 Juneau(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)34 Kansas City(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)64 Las Vegas(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)55 Little Rock(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)62 Los Angeles(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)54 Louisville(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)64 Memphis(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)67 Miami Beach(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)73 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)68 Mpls.-St. Paul(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)66 Nashville(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)67 New Orleans(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)67 New York(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)65 Norfolk(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)67 North Platte(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)59 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)64 Omaha(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)66 Orlando(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)66 Philadelphia(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)62 Phoenix(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)67 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)54 Portland, Maine(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)53 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)44 Providence(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)63 Raleigh(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)63 Rapid City(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)52 Reno(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)37 Richmond(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)66 St. Louis(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)62 St. Prbg.-Tampa(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)72 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)47 San Antonio(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)71 San Diego(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)59 San Francisco(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)56 San Juan(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)75 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)42 Seattle(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)48 Shreveport(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)64 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)67 Spokane(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)50 Syracuse(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)53 Topeka(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)65 Tuscon(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)59 Tulsa(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)65 Washington(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)65 Wichita(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)66(END TABLE) Temperature Abroad yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Aberdeen(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Amsterdam(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Ankara(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Auckland(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)48 Berlin(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Birmingham(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Brussels(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Cairo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)106 Casablanca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)64 Copenhagen(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Dublin(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Geneva(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Hong Kong(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Lisbon(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)64 London(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Madrid(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Malta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)77 Manila(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)84 Moscow(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)45 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)99 Nice(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Oslow(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Paris(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Peking(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Rome(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Saigon(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Sofia(COLUMN)pt cldy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Stockholm(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Sydney(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)91 Tokyo(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Tunis(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Warsaw(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)79 Barbados(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)75 Bermuda(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)74 Bogota(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)41 Calgary(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)37 Culiacan(COLUMN)pt. sunny(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)61 Edmonton(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)39 Havana(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)75 Kingston(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)77 Montego Bay(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)72 Mexico city(COLUMN)sunny(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)48 Monterrey(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)72 Montreal(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)45 Ottawa(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)50 St. Kitts(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)74 St. Thomas(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)78 Toronto(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)48 Vancouver(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)50 Veracruz(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)70 Winnipeg(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)70(END TABLE)