Washington: Today - Sunday, high near 30, low from the teens to the low 21s. The chance of rain is near zero through tonight. Monday - Cloudy, high in the mid 30s.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Partly cloudy, high from the 20s to the mid 30s [WORD ILLEGIBLE] from the teens to the mid 20s. Temperatures colder in the mountains. Monday - Cloudy change of snow flurries highs from the 20s to the mid 30s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Fair with visibilty of more than 5 miles. Wind fall be from the northwest at from 8 to 15 knots. Waves in unprotected waters will be from 2 to 4 feet.

Extended Area Forecast for Tuesday through Thursday: Variably cloudy on Tuesday, chance of rain or snow on Wednesday, fair on Thursday. Highs will be in the 40s, lows from the mid 20s to the mid 30s. Temperatures will be from 5 to 10 degrees colder in the mountains. Normal Washington temperatures for the period are a high of 45 and a low of 29.

West Virginia: Today - Chance of snow, highs from the teens to the mid 20s, lows from near zero to the teens. Monday - Snow, highs from the 20s to near 30.

The Nation Yesterday: Very cold Arctic air maintained a solid [WORD ILLEGIBLE] over the East [WORD ILLEGIBLE] there was much [WORD ILLEGIBLE] temperatures along the Rockies. High temperatures yesterday failed to reach the zero mark over much of Minnesota and North Dakota. Teens and 20s were common over the northern Atlantic Coast, [WORD ILLEGIBLE] 30s and 40s cominated the Southeast. The major precipation in the nation consisted of moderate to heavy rain over the northern Pacific Coast. Snow fell over the Great Lakes, while evening [WORD ILLEGIBLE] are mostly clear over the Atlantic Coast the Southeast and the Mississippi Valley. Considerable cloudiness covered the Great Lakes and a [WORD ILLEGIBLE] of high clouds extended over most of the West.

The National Weather Forecast for Today - Snow will fall over Great Lakes and northern New England, while rain will cover much of the Pacific northwest. Snow will also scatter over the [WORD ILLEGIBLE] and Montana mountains. Mostly sunny skies will all cominate the remainder of the country. Mild weather will prevail from the Rockies to the west coast, and it will be warmer over the Great Plains, as well at the middle and lower Mississippi Valley. It will be less cold from the Great Lakes through the Otic Valley. Temperatures will remain very chilly from the Appalachians to the Atlantic Coast.

Almanac Data for today - Sun Rises 7:16 a.m., sets 4:46 p.m.; moon rises 7:55 a.m., sets 6:15 p.m.; Tides: high 8:05 a.m. and at 5:33 p.m.; low 2:34 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. High and low tides at the following locations may be obtained by substracting the hours, indicated from the tides above. Annapolis [WORD ILLEGIBLE], Bloody Point Lighthouse (4 1/2), Deale, Md. (4 1/2), Colonial Beach (6), Norfolk [WORD ILLEGIBLE], Virginia Beach (1), Solomons Island -Point Lookout (7).

The Council of Governments' Air Quality Index for yesterday the high reading in the Washington area during the 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. period was 10 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 43 feet today.

Washington data at 7 p.m. (EDT) yesterday: Highest temperature since 7 a.m. yesterday, 30 degrees at 1:25 p.m. Lowest temperature since 7 a.m. yesterday, 30 degrees at 5:27 a.m. Deficiency of temperature since Dec. 1, 4 degrees. Deficiency of temperature since Jan. 1, 538 degrees. Record high temperature for today, 68 degrees in 1971. Record low temperature for today, 11 degrees in 1971. Relative humidity: Maximum, 51 per cent at 6 a.m. Minimum, 33 per cent at 4 p.m. Deficiency of precipitation since Dec. 1, 47 inches. Deficiency of precipitation since Jan. 1, [WORD ILLEGIBLE] inches. Highest observed wind since 7 a.m., 22 miles per hour from the northwest at 11:50 a.m. Peak gust since 8 a.m., 18 miles per hour from the northwest at 8:58 a.m. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 mid.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)43 1 a.m.(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)43 2 a.m.(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)45 3 a.m.(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)45 4 a.m.(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)47 5 a.m.(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)47 6 a.m.(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)57 7 a.m.(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)57 8 a.m.(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)49 9 a.m.(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)49 10 a.m.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)45 11 a.m.(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)42 12 noon(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)42 1 p.m.(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)41 2 p.m.(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)37 3 p.m.(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)36 4 p.m.(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)33 5 p.m.(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)35 6 p.m.(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)37(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)L.(COLUMN)H. Albany(COLUMN)11(COLUMN)19 Albuquerque(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)47 Amarillo(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)47 Anchorage(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)5 Asheville(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)34 Atlanta(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)38 Altantic City(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)26 Austin(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)48 Baltimore(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)30 Billings(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)38 Birmingham(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)34 Bismarck(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)1 Boise(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)46 Boise(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)46 Boston(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)27 Brownsville(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)50 Buffalo(COLUMN)7(COLUMN)17 Burlington(COLUMN)7(COLUMN)12 Casper(COLUMN)2(COLUMN)45 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)42 Ch'rl'ston, W. Va.(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)14 Charlotte(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)388 Cheyenne(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)46 Chicago(COLUMN)7(COLUMN)9 Cincinnati(COLUMN)4(COLUMN)7 Cleveland(COLUMN)2(COLUMN)11 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)42 Columbus(COLUMN)1(COLUMN)9 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)37 Dayton(COLUMN)2(COLUMN)9 Denver(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)55 Des Moines(COLUMN)1(COLUMN)10 Detroit(COLUMN)6(COLUMN)11 Duluth(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)6 El Paso(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)58 Fairbanks(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)27 Fargo(COLUMN)-26(COLUMN)-3 Flagstaff(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)62 Great Falls(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)46 Hartford(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)22 Helena(COLUMN)-7(COLUMN)20 Honolulu(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)50 Houston(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)51 Indianapolis(COLUMN)-3(COLUMN)5 Jackson Miss.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)42 Jacksonville(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)48 Juneau(COLUMN)zero(COLUMN)9 Kansas City(COLUMN)zero(COLUMN)24 Las Vegas(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)72 Little Rock(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)37 Los Angeles(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)71 Louisville(COLUMN)6(COLUMN)[WORD ILLEGIBLE] Memphis(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)33 Miami Beach(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)75 Midiant Odessa(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)53 Milwaukee(COLUMN)zero(COLUMN)9 Mois St. Paul(COLUMN)-28(COLUMN)-3 Nashville(COLUMN)11(COLUMN)26 New Orleans(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)47 New York(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)23 Norfolk, Va.(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)33 North [WORD ILLEGIBLE](COLUMN)-4(COLUMN)26 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)11(COLUMN)26 Omaha(COLUMN)-1(COLUMN)15 [WORD ILLEGIBLE](COLUMN)47(COLUMN)63 Philadelphia(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)24 Phoenix(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)82 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)4(COLUMN)12 Portland Vaa.(COLUMN)4(COLUMN)16 Portland and Ore.(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)40 Providence(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)24 Raleigh(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)35 Rapid City(COLUMN)zero(COLUMN)22 Reno(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)54 Richmond(COLUMN)16(COLUMN)34 St. Louis(COLUMN)zero(COLUMN)17 St. Prog. Tampa(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)58 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)49 San Antonio(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)42 San Diego(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)68 San Francisco(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)60 San Juan(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)86 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)-9(COLUMN)8 Seattle(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)51 Shreveport(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)45 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)-10(COLUMN)15 Spokane(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)37 Syracuse(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)17 Topika(COLUMN)3(COLUMN)28 Tucson(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)76 Tulsa(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)37 Washington(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)30 Witchita(COLUMN)9(COLUMN)35(END TABLE)

Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Aberdeen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Amsterdam(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Ankara(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Athens(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Auckland(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)59 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Birmingham(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Brussels(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Casablanca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)63 Copenhagen(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Dublin(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Geneva(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)47 Hong Kong pt.(COLUMN)cldy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Lisbon(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)63 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Malta(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Manila(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Moscow(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)10 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Nice(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Oslo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Paris(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Peking(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)30 Rome(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Saigon(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Sofia(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Stockholm(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Sydney(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)12 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)62 Tokyo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Tunis(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Vienna(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Warsaw(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)23(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)77 Barbados(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)67 Bermuda(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)67 Calgary, snow(COLUMN)-23(COLUMN)-34 Cutlacan, pt. cldy.(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)72 Edmonton, snow(COLUMN)-26(COLUMN)-29 Havana(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)70 Kingston(COLUMN)sunny(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)73 Montega Bay(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)73 Mexico City(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)50 Monterrey(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)41 Montreal(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)5 Nassau(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)70 Ottawa(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)3 Regina, snow(COLUMN)-24(COLUMN)29 St. Kitts(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)73 St. Thomas(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)75 Toronto(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)4 Vancouver(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)27 Veracruz(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)72 Winnipeg(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)-17(COLUMN)29(END TABLE)