Washington: Today - Cloudy, rain possibly, high in upper 50s, low in upper 30s. The chance of rain is 60 per cent today and 30 per cent tonight. Tuesday - Party cloudy, high near 50.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Cloudy, rain possible, highs from the 50s in the mid 60s, lows from the 20s to the 30s. Tuesday - Partly cloudy, highs from the 40s to the mid 50s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake bay: Today - Rain, with visibility of from 3 to 5 miles. Wind will be from the south at from 10 to 20 knots today, shift to from the north at up to 22 knots tonight. Waves in unprotected waters will be from 2 to 3 feet.

West Vriginia: Today - Cloudy, chance of rain, highs in the 50s. Partly cloudy, highs from the upper 30s to the mid 40s.

Extended Area Forecast for Wednesday through Friday: Fair on Wednesday, rain possible on Thursday and Friday. Highs will be from the mid 40s to the mid 50s, lows from the mid 20s to the mid 30s. Normal Washington temperaturs for the period are a high of 53 and a low of 36.

The National Weather Forecast for today - Rain, with snow likely in the higher elevations will fall from northern California through western Washington state. Snow will range through the northern plateau into the Rockies with scattered snow flurries possible ever the extreme northern portions of the northern plains and upper Mississippi Valley. There will also be snow through the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley with rain and possible snow flurries reaching into Kentucky. Rain is likely from Tennessee southward to the Gulf over the area from the eastern lower Mississippi Valley to western Georgia and over the middle and north Atlantic coast. Temperatures will be mostly mid from Alabama through Florida and northward through the upper Ohio Valley and lower Great Lakes into northern New England. The remainder of the nation will be mostly cool or cold.

Almonac Date for today - Sunrises 6:57 a.m., sets 4:57 p.m.; moon rises 2:45 p.m., sets 2:56 a.m. Tides: high 4:38 a.m. and 5:11 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 Government Air Quality Index for yesterday showed the high readin in the Washington area during the 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. period was 8 for the pollutant, photochemical oxidants. Index values between zero 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 be good.

The national Weather Service forecasts the Potomac River stage at Little Falls should be near 3.6 feet today. Local Temp., Humidity

(TABLE) ime(COLUMN)(COLUMN) 12 mid.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)58 1 a.m.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)60 2 a.m.(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)56 4 a.m.(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)53 3 a.m.(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)53 5 a.m.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)55 6 a.m.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)58 7 a.m.(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)65 8 a.m.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)63 9 a.m.(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)56 10 a.m.(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)48 11 a.m.(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)46 12 noon(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)43 1 p.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)44 2 P.m.(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)43 3 P.m.(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)45 4 p.m.(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)45 5 p.m.(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)50 6 p.m.(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)54 7 p.m.(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)54(END TABLE)

Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EST) yesterday:

(TABLE) ity(COLUMN) Albany(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)25 Albuquerque(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)44 Amarillo(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)52 Anchorage(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)18 Asheville(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)31 Atlanta(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)49 Atlantic City(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)37 Austin(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)67 Baltimore(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)35 Billings(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)1 Birmingham(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)56 Bismarck(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)21 Boise(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)11 Boston(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)36 Brownsville(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)73 Buffalo(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)32 Burlington, Vt.(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)25 Casper(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)-7 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)53 Charleston, W.V.(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)38 Charlotte(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)336 Cheyenne(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)2 Chicago(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)40 Cincinnati(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)42 Cleveland(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)39 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)36 Columbus,(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)42 Dal.-Ft.Worth(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)62 Dayton(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)40 Denver(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)6 Des Moines(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)45 Detroit(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)3 Duluth 32 29 El Paso(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)54 Fairbanks(COLUMN)11(COLUMN)-5 Fargo(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)25 Flagstaff(COLUMN)43(COLUMN) Great Falls(COLUMN)9(COLUMN)-4 Hartford(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)2 Helena(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)-3 Honolulu$83(COLUMN)69 Houston(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)67 Indianapolis(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)44 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)56 Jacksonville(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)54 Juneau(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)12 Kansas City(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)61 Las Vegas(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)35 Little Rock(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)55 Los Angeles(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)49 Louisville(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)43 Memphis(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)56 Miami Beach(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)76 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)56 Milwaukee(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)42 Mphis. St. Paul (COLUMN)37(COLUMN)37 Nashville(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)53 New Orleans(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)67 New York(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)37 Norfolk(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)41 North Platte(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)20 Oklohoma City(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)64 Omaha(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)40 Orlando(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)61 Philadelphia(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)31 Pheonix(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)56 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)41 Portland, Maine(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)23 Portland, Ore(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)29 Providence(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)29 Raleigh(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)30 Rapid City(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)13 Reno(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)9 Richmond(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)37 St. Louis(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)47 St. Prbq-Tampa(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)65 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)12 San Antonio(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)71 San Diego(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)55 San Francisco(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)46 San Juan(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)75 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)31 Seattle(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)28 Shreveport(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)60 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)36 Spokane(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)12 Syracuse(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)24 Topeka(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)60 Tucson(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)47 Tulsa(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)62 Washington(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)42 Wichita(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)50(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) ityv.eather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)emp! Aberdeen(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Amsterdam(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1p.m.(COLUMN)43 Ankara(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Athens(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Auckland(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)63 Berlin(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Birmingham(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Brussels(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Casablanca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)70 Copenhagen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Geneva(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Hong Kong(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Lisbon(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)61 Madrid(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Malta(COLUMN)clody(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Manila(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Moscow(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)3 p.m. New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Nice(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Oslo(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)27 Paris(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Peking(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Rome(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Saigon(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Stockholm(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)28 Sydney(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Tokyo(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Tunis(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Vienna(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Warsaw(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) ityv.eather(COLUMN)igh ow Acapulco(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)75 Barbados(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)78 Bermuda(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)68 Bogora(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)48 Calgary(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)7(COLUMN)-8 Culacan(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)65 Edmonton(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)5(COLUMN)-9 Havana(COLUMN)clody(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)72 Kingston(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)75 Montego(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)74 Mexico City(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)50 Monterrey(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)64 Montreal(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)21 Nassau(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)71 Ottawa lear(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)25 Regina(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)5 St. Kitts(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)74 St. Thomas(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)70 Toronto(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)32 Vancouver(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)25 Veracruz(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)71 Winnipeg(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)21(END TABLE)