Washington: Today - Sunny, high in the mid 60s, low near 50. The chance of rain is near zero through tonight. Saturday - Partly sunny, high in the mid 60s.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Sunny, high in the 60s, lows from the mid 30s to the 40s. Saturday - Partly sunny, high in the 60s. There is a chance of evening showers in the mountains.

West Virginia: Today - Sunny, high from the mid 50s to the low 60s, low from near 30 to the low 40s. Saturday - Partly cloudy, chance of showers, highs from the 50s to the 60s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Fair visibility of more than 5 miles. Wind will be from the north at from 10 to 20 knots today, but from the northeast at from 10 to 15 knots tonight. Waves in unprotected waters will be less than 2 feet.

Extended Area Forecast for Sunday through Tuesday: Chance of showers on Monday and Tuesday. Hights will be in the 60s.lows in the 40s. Normal Washington temperatures for the period area high 73 and a low of 52.

The National Weather Forecast for today - and showers will fall from the central and southern intermountain region across the Rockies into the Mississippi Valley except the gulf area. Rain could be heavy in parts of Arizona, New Mexico, southern Utah and southwestern Colorado. Snow is likely at higher elevation and in northwestern Wyoming. The West Coast should be clearing partially. East of the Mississippi, sunshine should be abundant. Cool temperatures will continue with mild conditions restricted to the southern border and gulf coast. The east will be cooler than yesterday.

Almanac Data for today - Sun rises 7:06 a.m., sets 6:44 p.m.; moon rises - sets 2:57 p.m. Tides: High 2:50 a.m. and 3:24 p.m., low 10:10 a.m. and 10:24 p.m. High and low tides at the following locations can be contained by subtracting the hours indicated from the tides above. Annapolis (1 1/2): Bloody Point Lighthouse (14 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).

Pollen Count 12 Ragweed (note: More than 7 is considered undesirable.)

The Council of Goverments' Air Quality index for yesterday showed the high reading in the Washington are during the 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. period was 10 for the pollitant, ozone. Index values between zero and 74 indicate good air quality. When the index excess 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 indicates that the air quality will be good.

The National Weather Service forecasts the Potomac River stage at Little Falls will be near 27 feet today. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 midn.(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)62 1a.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)62 2 a.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)64 3 a.m.(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)67 4 a.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)69 5 a.m.(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)72 6 a.m.(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)73 7 a.m.(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)72 8 a.m.(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)67 9 a.m.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)62 10 a.m.(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)67 11 a.m.(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)67 12 noon(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)56 1 p.m.(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)58 2 p.m.(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)63 3 p.m.(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)49 4 p.m.(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)49 5 p.m.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)57 6 p.m.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)55 7 p.m.(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)61(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EDT) yesterday.(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)48 Albuquerque(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)60 Amarillo(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)54 Anchorage(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)35 Asheville(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)42 Atlanta(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)50 atlantic City(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)59 Austin(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)69 Baltimore(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)49 Billings(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)38 Birmingham(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)51 Bismarck(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)24 Boise(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)48 Boston(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)55 Brownsville(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)68 Buffalo(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)46 Burlington(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)55 Casper(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)31 Charleston,S.C.(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)58 Charlton, W.VA.(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)53 Charlottee(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)50 Cheyenne(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)37 Chicago(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)40 Cincinnati(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)56 Cleveland(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)43 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)43 Columbus(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)52 Dal.-Ft-Worth(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)58 Dayton(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)48 Des Moines(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)36 Detroit(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)35 Duluth(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)36 El Paso(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)62 Fairbanks(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)29 Fargo(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)39 Flagstaff(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)45 Great Falls(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)32 Hartford(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)50 Helena(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)30 Honolulu(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)77 Houston(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)66 Indianapolis(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)44 Jackson, Miss(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)60 Jacksonville(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)58 Juneau(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)29 Kansas City(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)43 Las Vegas(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)73 Little Rock(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)59 Los Angeles(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)65 Lousville(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)56 Memphis(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)63 Miami Beach(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)77 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)63 Milwaukee(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)43 Mphis-St. Paul(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)36 Nashville(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)52 New Orleans(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)69 New York(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)55 Norfolk(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)52 North Platte(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)39 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)63 Omaha(COLUMN)59(COLUMN) Orleando(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)64 Philadephia(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)50 Phoenix(COLUMN)98(COLUMN)77 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)50 Portland Maine(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)44 Portland, Ore(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)47 Providence(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)49 Raleigh(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)49 Rapid City(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)42 Reno(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)43 Richmond(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)46 St. Louis(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)45 St. Prbg. Tampa(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)64 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)57 San Antonio(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)69 San Diego(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)69 San Francisco(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)54 San Juan(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)76 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)41 Seattle(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)48 Shrevepost(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)60 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)27 Spokane(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)40 Syracuse(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)39 Topeka(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)42 Topeka(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)42 Tucson(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)74 Tulsa(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)60 Washington(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)55 Wichita(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)53(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)T. Aberdeen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Armsterdam(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Ankara(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Auckland(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)55 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudys(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Birmingham(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Brussels(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Cairo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)93 Casablanca(COLUMN)dust(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)73 Copenhagen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Dublin(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Geneva(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Hong Kong(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Lisbon(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)57 London(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Madrid(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Malta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Manila(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)84 Moscow(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)45 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)90 Nice(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Oslo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Paris(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Peking(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)82 Rome(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Saigon(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Sofia(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Stockholm(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Sydney(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Tel. Aviv(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)84 Tokyo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Tunis(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Warsaw(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)77 Barbados(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)75 Bermuda(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)70 Bogota(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)43 Calgary(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)25 Culiacan(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)77 Edmonton(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)27 Havana(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)75 Kingston(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)79 Montego Bay(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)75 Mexico City(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)53 Monterrey(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)72 Montreal(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)46 Nassau(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)66 Ottawa(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)43 Regina(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)37 St. Kitts(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)78 St. Thomas(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)79 Toronto(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)39 Vancouver(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)41 Veracruz(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Winnipeg(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)32(END TABLE)