Washington: Today - Partly cloudy, high near 30, low in the teens. The chance of precipitation is 10 per cent through tonight. Saturday - Partly cloudy, high near 30.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Partly cloudy, highs from the teens in the mountains, to the 30s elsewhere, lows from near 5 below zero to near 20. Saturday - Partly cloudy, highs from the teens to the 30s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Partly cloudy with visibility of more than 5 miles. Wind will be from the west at up to 25 knots. Waves in unprotected waters will be up to 5 feet.

Extended Area Forecast for Sunday through Tuesday: Fair on Sunday and Monday, chance of rain or snow on Tuesday. Highs will be from the 20s on Sunday, to the low 40s by Tuesday, lows will be in the teens.Temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees colder in the mountains. Normal Washington temperatures for the period are a high of 44 and a low of 27.

West Virginia: Today - Snow flurries, highs in the teens, lows from near 10 below zero to near 5 above. Saturday - Snow flurries, highs in the teens.

The National Weather Forecast for Today - It will be windy with snow flurries over the Great Lakes, the Ohio Valley, the northern and central Appalachians and New England. Rain will fall over the Pacific Northwest, while rain will turn to snow over the mountains and the northern Rockies and northern Bay. It will be very cold from the northern half of the Great Plains across the Mississippi Valley and over the Appalachians. It will turn much colder east of the Appalachians from New England through Georgia. It will be less cold in the northern Rockies and the southern Great Plains, with seasonable temperatures over most other portions of the nation.

Almanac for today - Sun rises 1:19 a.m., sets 5:24 p.m.; moon rises 8:55 p.m., sets 8:54 a.m. Tides: high 9:52 a.m. and 10:10 a.m.; low 4:29 a.m. and 10:10. High and low tides at the following locations may be obtained by subtracting the hours indicated from the tides above. Annapolis (3 1/2), Bloody Point Lighthouse (4 1/2), Deale, Md. (4 1/2), Colonial Beach (5), 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 the Washington area during the 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. period was 33 for the pollutant, photochemical oxidants. Index values between 25 and 49 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 indicates that the air quality will improve. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 m'nite(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)86 1 a.m.(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)71 2 a.m.(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)69 3 a.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)83 4 a.m.(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)86 5 a.m.(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)72 6 a.m.(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)59 7 a.m.(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)56 8 a.m.(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)39 9 a.m.(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)37 10 a.m.(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)37 11 a.m.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)35 12 noon(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)39 1 p.m.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)34 2 p.m.(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)28 3 p.m.(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)30 4 p.m.(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)32 5 p.m.(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)33 6 p.m.(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)34 7 p.m.(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)34(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)34 Albuquerque(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)16 Amarillo(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)10 Anchorage(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)23 Asheville(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)29 Atlanta(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)27 Atlantic City(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)46 Austin(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)29 Baltimore(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)30 Billings(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)2 Birmingham(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)21 Bismarck(COLUMN)zero(COLUMN)-12 Boise(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)32 Boston(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)40 Brownsville(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)36 Buffalo(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)35 Burlington(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)33 Casper(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)5 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)37 Charl'ton, W Va.(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)20 Cheyenne(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)5 Chicago(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)11 Cincinnati(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)zero Cleveland(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)12 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)38 Columbus(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)07 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)24 Dayton(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)3 Denver(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)3 Des Moines(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)-3 Detroit(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)32 Duluth(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)3 El Paso(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)24 Fairbanks(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)14 Fargo(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)-15 Flagstaff(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)13 Great Falls(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)-7 Hartford(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)36 Helena(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)33 Honolulu(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)70 Houston(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)35 Indianapolis(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)zero Jackson, Miss(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)27 Jacksonville(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)45 Juneau(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)31 Kansas City(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)-1 Las Vegas(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)34 Little Rock(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)13 Los Angeles(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)46 Louisville(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)2 Memphis(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)17 Miami Beach(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)63 Mid.-Odessa(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)23 Milwaukee(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)25 Mpls.-St. Paul(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)2 Nashville(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)7 New Orleans(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)40 New York(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)42 Norfolk(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)53 North Platte(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)1 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)17 Omaha(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)-5 Orlando(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)52 Philadelphia(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)37 Phoenix(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)42 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)26 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)25 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)35 Providence(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)44 Raleigh(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)43 Rapid City(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)-2 Reno(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)26 Richmond(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)44 St. Louis(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)-3 St. Prbg.-Tampa(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)52 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)22 San Antonio(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)27 San Diego(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)49 San Francisco(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)49 San Juan(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)73 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)20 Seattle(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)43 Shreveport(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)23 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)-9 Spokane(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)31 Syracuse(COLUMN)7(COLUMN)35 Topeka(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)2 Tucson(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)35 Tulsa(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)13 Washington(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)49 Wichita(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)7(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Aberdeen(COLUMN)smoke(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Amsterdam(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Ankara(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Auckland(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)midn(COLUMN)66 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Birmingham(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Brussels(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Cairo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Casablanca(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)61 Copenhagen(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Dublin(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Geneva(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Hong Kong(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Lisbon(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)55 London(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Madrid(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Malta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Manila(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Moscow(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)28 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Nice(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Oslo(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)23 Paris(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Peking(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)28 Rome(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Saigon(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Sofia(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Stockholm(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)25 Sydney(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Tokyo(COLUMN)haze(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Tunis(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Vienna(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Warsaw(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)32(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Barbados(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)75 Bermuda(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)66 Calgary(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)1 Culiacan(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)46 Edmonton(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)7 Havana(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)68 Kingston(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)72 Montego Bay(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)70 Mexico City(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)41 Monterrey(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)37 Montreal(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)32 Nassau(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)73 Ottawa(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)30 Regina(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)-15(COLUMN)-26 St. Kitts(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)72 St. Thomas(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)72 Toronto(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)34 Vancouver(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)41 Veracruz(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)63 Winnipeg(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)-24(END TABLE)