Washington: Today - Sunny, high in the low 60s, low in the 30s. The chance of rain is near Zero through tonight. Sunday - Increasing cloudiness, high near 60.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Sunny with some increasing cloudiness late tonight, high near 60, low from the upper 20s to the 30s. Sunday - Continued increasing cloudiness, high near 60.

Extended Area Outlook for Monday through Wednesday - A chance of rain Monday and again late Wednesday. Tuesday will be partly cloudy. Highs for the period will average in the 50s, lows in the upper 30s or 40s. Normal Washington temperatures for the period are a high of 54 and a low of 36.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay - Fair with winds from the northwest diminishing to less than 10 knots by afternoon. Waves will average 1 to 2 feet. Visibility will be 5 miles or better.

West Virginia: Today - Sunny with increasing cloudiness by afternoon, high in the 50s, lows from the mid 60s to kid 40s. Sunday - Cloudy, highs from the mid 50s to low 60s.

The National Weather Forecast for Today - Rain and snow will fall over much of the nation extending west and north from the central Great Lakes into the lower Mississippi Valley, across the southern portion of the central Plains and west of the divide of Colorado and New Mexico. A few snows will fall in central Florida and south central texas. Sunny sunny suns will prevail east of a line from the lower Great Lakes across the lower Ohio Valley and the southern Appalachians, the western half of Texas, eastern New Mexico and from southwest Nevada across much of California. Mild temperature will cover the Gulf Coast states, the middle Mississippi Valley. Texas and southeast New Mexico The rest of the nation will have cool to cold readings.

Almanac Data for today - Sun rises 6:55 a.m., sets 4:52 p.m., moon rises 1:47 p.m., sets 12:56 a.m., Tides: high 2:34 a.m. and 3:14 a.m. low 9:24 a.m. and 9:55 p.m. high and low tides at the following locations may be obtained by subtracting the hours Indicated from the tides above. Annapolis (1 1/2), Bloody Point Lighthouse (4 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 9 p.m. period was 16 for the pollutant, photochemical oxidants. Index values between 0 and 24 indicate good 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 indicates that the air quality will remian good.

The National Weather Service forecasts the Potomac River stage at Little Falls should fall to near 3.7 feet today.

Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) T.(COLUMN)H. 12 mid.(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)42 1 a.m.(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)44 2 a.m.(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)4 3 a.m.(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)53 4 a.m.(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)44 5 a.m.(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)65 6a.m.(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)55 7 a.m.(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)53 8 a.m.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)51 9 a.m.(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)46 10 a.m.(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)35 11 a.m.(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)31 12 noon(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)30 1 p.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)30 2 p.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)32 3 p.m. 57(COLUMN)30 4 p.m.(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)31 5 p.m.(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)36 6 p.m.(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)39 7 p.m.(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)41(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H(COLUMN)L Albany(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)40 Albuquerque(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)37 Amarillo(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)34 Anchorage(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)18 Asheville(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)36 Atlanta(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)37 Atlantic City(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)54 Austin(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)61 Baltimore(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)41 Billings(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)24 Birmingham(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)36 Bismarck(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)13 Boise(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)17 Boston(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)44 Brownsville(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)69 Buffalo(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)36 Burlington, Vt.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)41 Casper(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)21 Charlton, S.C.(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)54 Charlton, W.V.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)40 Charlott(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)37 Cheyenne(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)23 Chicago(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)34 Cincinnati(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)33 Cleveland(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)39 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)35 Columbus(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)38 Dal. Ft. Worth(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)45 Dayton(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)37 Denver(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)23 DesMoines(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)29 Detroit(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)35 Duluth(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)27 El Paso(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)42Fairbanks 11(COLUMN)80 Fargo(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)25 Flagstaff(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)30 Great Falls(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)20 Hartford(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)37 Helena(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)22 Honolulu(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)73 Houston(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)62 Indianapolis(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)37 Jackson(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)37 Jacksonville(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)58 Juneau(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)13 Kansas City(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)30 Las Vegas(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)54 Little Rock(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)42 Los Angeles(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)59 Louisville(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)39 Memphis(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)36 Miami Beach(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)69 Midland(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)37 Milwaukee(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)35 Mpls. St.Paul(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)28 Nashville(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)34 New Orleans(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)62 New York(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)42 Norfolk(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)44 North Platte(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)27 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)37 Omaha(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)29 Orlando(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)64 Philadelphia(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)37 Phoenix(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)53 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)39 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)33 Portland, Or.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)31 Providence(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)40 Raleigh(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)38 Rapid City(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)28 Reno(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)24 Richmond(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)39 St.Louis(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)34 St.prbg. Tampa(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)60 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)35 San Antonio(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)58 San Diego(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)62 San Francisco(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)54 San Juan(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)75 St.Ste.Marie(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)29 Seattle(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)33 Shreport(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)49 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)25 Spokane(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)18 Syracuse(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)37 Topeka(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)42 Tucson(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)51 Tulsa(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)33 Washington(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)40 Wichita(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)34(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Aberlene(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Amsterdam(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Ankaro(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Anthens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Auckland(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)54 Berlin(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Birmingham(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Brussels(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Casablanca(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)66 Copenhagen(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Geneva(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Hong Kong(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Lisbon(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)43 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Malta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Manila(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)11 Moscow(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)32 new Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Nice(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Oslo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)30 Paris(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Peking(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Rome(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Saigon(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Sofla(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Stockholm(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Sydney(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Tokyo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Tunis(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Vienna(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Warsaw(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere) (TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)76 Barbados(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)77 Bermuda(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)70 Bogota(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)49 Calgary(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)10 Cullacan(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)58 Edmonton(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)14 Havana(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)76 Kingston(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)77 Montego Bay(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)77 Maxico City(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)52 Monterrey(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)59 Montreal(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)34 Nassau(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)68 Ottawa(COLUMN)clo udy(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)32 Regina(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)18 St.Kitts(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)74 St.Thomas(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)76 Toronto(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)34 Vancouver(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)25 Veracruz(COLUMN)pt.cldy.(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)68(END TABLE)