Washington: Today - Partly cloudy, high in mid 80s, low rear 70. Chance of rain 50 per cent today, 30 per cent tonight. Tuesday - Partly cloudy, high in mid 80s.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Partly cloudy, highs in 80s, lows in 60s. Chance of rain this afternoon and evening, especially in west. Tuesday - Partly couldy, high in 80s.

Lower Potomac and [WORD ILLEGIBLE] Bay: Today - Partly cloudy with chance of afternoon and evening showers. Visibility should be generally good, becoming poor in showers. Winds should be southerly at 5 to 10 knots today, becoming southwesterly at 5 to 10 knots tonight.

Extended Area Outlook: For Wednesday through Friday - Partly cloudy, through period with chance of rain on Wednesday and Friday. Highs should average in 80s, lows in upper 50s and 60s. Washington's normal temperature range for this time of year is from 82 to 63.

Atlantic Ocean Beaches from Cape May to Cape Hatteras: Today and Tuesday - Partly cloudy with chance of mainly afternoon and evening showers, highs in low 80s. Water temperatures should be in low 70s to low 80s.

West Virginia: Today - Partly cloudy with chance of rain, highs in 70s to mid 80s, lows in 60s. Tuesday - Partly cloudy with chance of rain, highs in 70s to mid 80s.

The National Weather Forecast for Today - Showers will be widely scattered from southwest Texas to southern Arizora and showers will also extend across the Pacific Great Lakes, the Ohio Valley, the [WORD ILLEGIBLE] will extend from the northwest into the northern Rockies. Showers and occasional thun-lower Mississippi Valley and east Texas across the Atlantic Coast from Florida through Maine. Temperatures will be mid from New England across the northern [WORD ILLEGIBLE] of states through Washington. Elsewhere, temperatures over the nation will be seasonably warm.

ALMANAC DATA FOR Monday, Sept. 5: Sun rises 6:40 a.m. sets 7:33 a.m.; moon rises 12:23 a.m. sets 2:05 p.m. Tides: High 1:52 a.m. and 2:11 p.m. low 9:03 a.m. and 9:40 p.m. High and low tides at the following locations can be obtained by subtracting the hours indicated from the tides above. Annapolis (3 1/2); Bloody Point Lighthouse (8 1/2); Deale, Md. (4 1/2); Colonial Beach (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 1 p.m. period was 38 for the [WORD ILLEGIBLE] photochemical [WORD ILLEGIBLE]. Index values between 25 and 40 indicate fair air quality. When the index exceeds 100 the air is considered very unhealthy and individuals with lung, heart and eye ailments are urged to restrict their activity. The forecast for today indicated that the air quality will [WORD ILLEGIBLE] slightly.

The National Weather Service forecasts the Potomac River stage at Little Falls should remain near 2.1 [WORD ILLEGIBLE] today.

Washington data at 8 p.m. (EDT) yesterday: Highest temperature since 8 a.m. yesterday, 85 degrees at 4:30 p.m. Lowest temperature since midnight, 71 degrees at 6:30 a.m. Excess of temperature since Sept. 1, 28 degrees. Excess of temperature since Jan. 1, 364 degrees. Record high temperature for today, 97 degrees in [WORD ILLEGIBLE]. Record low temperature for today, 50 degrees in 1902. Relative humidity; Maximum, 85 per cent at 2 a.m.; Minimum, 50 per cent at 4 p.m. 24 hour precipitation, more. Deficiency of precipitation since Sept. 1, 50 inches. Deficiency of precipitation since Jan. 1, 691 inches. Highest observed wind since 8 a.m. 13 miles per hour from the N.E. at 8:53 a.m. Peak [WORD ILLEGIBLE] since 8 a.m., 15 miles per hour from the east at 1:55 a.m. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 midnight(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)74 1 a.m.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)79 2 a.m.(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)85 3 a.m.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)76 4 a.m.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)71 5 a.m.(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)69 6 a.m.(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)71 7 a.m.(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)69 8 a.m.(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)66 9 a.m.(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)62 10 a.m.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)62 11 a.m.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)58 12 noon(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)56 1 p.m.(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)55 2 p.m.(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)55 3 p.m.(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)55 4 p.m.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)52 5 p.m.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)51 6 p.m.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)51(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EDT) Yesterday(TABLE) City.(COLUMN)H(COLUMN)L Albany(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)54 Albuquerours(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)62 Amarillo(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)63 Anchorage(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)49 Asterville(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)54 Atlanta(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)64 Atlantic City(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)72 Austin(COLUMN)97(COLUMN)73 Baltimore(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)67 Billings(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)54 Birmingham(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)75 Bismarch(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)49 Boise(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)67 Boston(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)62 Brownsville(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)71 Buffalo(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)54 Burlington, Vt.(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)49 Casper(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)49 Charleston. S.C.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)76 Charleston W. VA. 87(COLUMN)66 Charlotte, N.C.(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)66 Cheyenne(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)57 Chicago(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)67 Cincinnati(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)63 Cleveland(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)54 Columbia S.C.(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)[WORD ILLEGIBLE] Columbus Ohio(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)[WORD ILLEGIBLE] Dal. Ft. Worth(COLUMN)95(COLUMN)71 Dayton(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)59 Denver(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)58 Des Moines(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)61 Detroit(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)53 Duluth(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)57 El Paso(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)65 Fairbanks(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)36 Fargo(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)60 Flagstaff(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)49 Great Falls(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)57 Hartford(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)59 Helena(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)50 Honolulu(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)78 Houston(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)75 Indianpolis(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)64 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)72 Jacksonville(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)72 Jureau(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)45 Kansas City(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)72 Lasvegas(COLUMN)114(COLUMN)75 Little Rock(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)73 Los Angeles(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)64 Louisville(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)68 Memphis(COLUMN)95(COLUMN)73 Miami Beach(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)80 Midland(COLUMN)96(COLUMN)66 Milwaukee(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)57 Mpts. St Paul(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)64 Nashville(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)72 New Orleans(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)77 New York(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)60 Norfolk(COLUMN)97(COLUMN)74 North Platte(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)56 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)61 Omaha(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)68 Orlando(COLUMN)87 71 Philadelphia(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)67 Phoenix(COLUMN)106(COLUMN)88 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)53 Portland, Ve.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)49 Portland, Ora.(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)64 Providence(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)63 Raleigh(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)67 Rapid City(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)60 Reno(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)46 Richmond(COLUMN)95(COLUMN)70 St. Louis(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)60 St Prbg-Tampa(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)73 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)57 San Antonio(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)68 San Diego(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)68 San Juan P.R.(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)75 San Francisco(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)58 St. Ste. Marie (COLUMN)65(COLUMN)41 Seattle(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)60 Shreveport(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)70 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)68 Sookene(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)56 Svracuse(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)55 Topeka(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)74 Tucson(COLUMN)[WORD ILLEGIBLE](COLUMN)82 Tulsa(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)70 Washhington(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)71 Wichita(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)72(END TABLE) Temperature Abroad yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)T Aberdeen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Amsterdam(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Ankara(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)86 Athens(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)83 Auckland(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)50 Berlin(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m. Birmingham(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Brussels(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Cairo(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Casablanca(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)73 Cpenhagen(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Geneva(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Hong Kong(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Lisbon(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 London(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Madrid(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)92 Malta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)82 Manila(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Moscow(COLUMN)pt.Cldy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)82 New Delhi(COLUMN)storm(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Nice(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)77 Oslo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Paris(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Peking(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)83 Saigon(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Sofia(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Stockbolm(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Sydney(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)11 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)96 Tokyo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)77 Tunis(COLUMN)pt.Cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Vienna(COLUMN)pt.Cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Warsaw(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)79(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)79 Barbados(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)77 Bermuda(COLUMN)pt cldy(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)75 Bogota(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)42 Calgary(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)68 46 Cofacan(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)95(COLUMN)79 Edmonston(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)43 Havana(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)75 Kingston(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)79 Montego Bay(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)73 Mexico City(COLUMN)haze(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)59 Monterrey(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)70 Montreal(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)48 Nassau(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)77 Regina(COLUMN)drizzle(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)48 St. Kitts(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)77 St. Thomas pt.(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)78 Toronto(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)46 Mancuover(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)72 Veracruz(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)72 Winnipes(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)54(END TABLE)