Washington: Today - Partly cloudy, high near 30, low in the teens. The chance of precipitation is 20 percent through tonight. Monday - Fair, high near 30.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Partly cloudy, highs from the teens to the mid 30s, lows from near zero to the low 20s. Monday - Partly cloudy, highs from the teens to the low 30s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Partly cloudy, chance of snow flurries. Visibility will be more than 5 miles. Wind will be from the northwest at up to 25 knots. Waves in unprotected waters will be near 3 feet.

West Virginia: Today - Partly cloudy, highs from the teens to the mid 20s, lows from near zero to the low teens. Monday - Partly cloudy, highs from the teens to the mid 20s.

Extended Area Forecast for Tuesday through Thursday: Chance of snow through most of the area on Tuesday and on Wednesday. There will be rain in southeastern Virginia. It will be partly cloudy on Thursday. Highs will be from the mid 20s to near 40, lows from the teens to the mid 20s.

The National Weather Forecast for today - Snow flurries will linger from Northeastern New York across the upper Ohio Valley and the lower Great Lakes. Rain will dampen northwestern portions of Washington and southwestern Idaho, with snow over the mountains and also over northern Idaho and Montana. Fog will cover the valleys of western Oregon and northern and parts of central California. Elsewhere, sunny to partly cloudy skies will be seen. Very cold weather will continue from the north and central Plains, across the Mississippi and Ohio valleys through the east Gulf and southern Atlantic Coast. Except for mild readings over southern California, the rest of the nation will have near seasonal temperatures. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 noon(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)48 1 a.m.(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)48 2 a.m.(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)48 3 a.m.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)50 4 a.m.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)50 5 a.m.(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)52 6 a.m.(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)52 7 a.m.(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)51 8 a.m.(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)52 9 a.m.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)46 10 a.m.(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)40 11 a.m.(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)37 12 noon(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)34 1 p.m.(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)34 2 P.m.(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)37 3 p.m.(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)41 4 p.m.(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)39 5 p.m.(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)37 6 p.m.(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)43(END TABLE)

Almanac Data for today - Sun Rises 7:17 a.m., sets 5:26 p.m.; moon rises 10:57 p.m., sets 9:59 a.m.; Tides: high 11:14 a.m., and 11:35 p.m., low 5:33 a.m. and 5:49 p.m. High and low tides at the following locations may be contained by subtracting the hours indicated from the tides above Annapolis (Md.), 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 a.m. to 10 a.m. period was 20 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. Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)20 Albuquerque(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)30 Amarillo(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)22 Anchorage(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)26 Asheville(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)11 Atlanta(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)79 Atlantic City(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)22 Austin(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)31 Baltimore(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)21 Billings(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)7 Birmingham(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)22 Bismarck(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)11 Boise(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)33 Boston(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)23 Brownsville(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)51 Buffalo(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)15 Burlington(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)19 Casper(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)1 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)29 Charleston W.Va.(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)11 Charlotte(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)24 Cheyenne(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)7 Chicago(COLUMN)9(COLUMN)6 Cincinnati(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)6 Cleveland(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)7 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)24 Columbus(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)8 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)23 Dayton(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)6 Denver(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)10 Des Moines(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)1 Detroit(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)12 Duluth(COLUMN)10(COLUMN) El Paso(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)43 Fairbanks(COLUMN)8(COLUMN)zero Fargo(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)15 Flagstaff(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)20 Great Falls(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)1 Hartford(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)19 Helena(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)12 Honolulu(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)71 Houston(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)55 Indianapolis(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)6 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)20 Jacksonville(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)30 Juneau(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)16 Kansas City(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)7 Las Vegas(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)39 Little Rock(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)17 Los Angeles(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)55 Louisville(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)8 Memphis(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)22 Miami Beach(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)57 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)27 Milwaukee(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)10 Mpls.-St. Paul(COLUMN)10(COLUMN) Nashville(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)10 New Orleans(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)38 New York(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)18 Norfolk(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)17 North Platte(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)2 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)15 Omaha(COLUMN)13(COLUMN)5 Orlando(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)37 Philadelphia(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)19 Phoenix(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)50 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)10 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)19 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)38 Providence(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)17 Raleigh(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)24 Rapid City(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)12 Reno(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)21 Richmond(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)17 St. Louis(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)5 St. Pete-Tampa(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)35 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)21 San Antonio(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)33 San Diego(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)54 San Francisco(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)52 San Juan(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)72 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)11 Seattle(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)41 Shreveport(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)23 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)3(COLUMN)17 Spokane(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)15 Syracuse(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)16 Topeka(COLUMN)23(COLUMN) 6 Tucson(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)47 Tulsa(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)15 Washington(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)20 Wichita(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)10(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Aberdeen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Amsterdam(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Ankata(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 3 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Auckland(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)64 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Birmingham(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Brussels(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Cairo(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Casablanca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)63 Copenhagen(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Geneva(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Hong Kong(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Lisbon(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)55 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Manila(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Moscow(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN) 3 p.m.(COLUMN)30 New Delhi(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 5 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Nice(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Oslo(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)27 Paris(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Peking(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN)25 Rome(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Sofia(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Stockholm(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 SYdney(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Tokyo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 9 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Tunis(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Vienna(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Warsaw(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)36(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)72 Barbados(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)72 Bermuda(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)64 Bogota(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)44 Calgary(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)16(COLUMN) 4 Culiacan(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)61 Edmonton(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN) 1(COLUMN)11 Havana(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)63 Kingston(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)73 Montego Bay(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)72 Mexico City(COLUMN)haze(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)44 Monterrey(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)48 Montreal(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)12 Nassau(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)63 Ottawa(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)10 Regina(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)11(COLUMN)24 St. Kitts(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)73 St. Thomas(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)69 Toronto(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)23(COLUMN) 8 Vancouver(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)39 Veracruz(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)64 Winnipeg(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 8(COLUMN)22(END TABLE)