Washington: Today - Partly cloudy and windy, high in the mid 30s. low near 15. The chance of precipitation is near zero through tonight. Winds will be northwesterly at 15 to 30 mph. Sunday - Sunny and cold, high near 40.

Maryland: Today - partly cloudy, windy and continued cold, high in the 30s, lows from 10 above to the teens. Sunday - Sunny and cold, high in the 30s.

Virginia: Today - partly cloudy, windy and continued cold, highs will range from the 20s to the 30s. and lows from near zero in the mountains to the teens. Sunday - Sunny and cold, high in the 30s.

Extended Area Forecast for Monday through Wednesday - increasing cloudiness with a chance of rain or snow Tuesday. Temperature will begin moderating Tuesday with highs averaging in the 40s, lows from the mid 20s to mid 30s. Monday highs will be in the 30s. Normal Washington temeprature for the period are a high of 52 and a low of 32.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay - Partly cloudy. Winds will shift to the northwest at 20 to 30 knots. Visibility will improve to 5 miles or more by afternoon. Waves in ice free waters will average 2 to 4 feet.

The National Weather Forecast for today - Snow will continue over northern New England, and scattered snow showers will extend into the lower Great Lakes region. Rain will be widespread over the southwestern states with heavy amounts again possible in California and Arizona. Snow will fall over the central and southern Rockies, while light flurries will dot the plains of eastern Colorado, eastern New Mexico and north Texas. Skies will be mostly sunny over the Mississippi Valley, the Southeast and in the north from Wisconsin to Washington. Temperature will be very cold from the Rockies to the Atlantic Coast. Cool readiness will prevail over the West.

Almanac Data for today: Sun rises 6:37 a.m. sets 6:04 p.m. Moon rises 3:02 a.m., sets 1:27 p.m. Tides: high 3:13 a.m. and 3:51 p.m., low 10:14 a.m. and 10:56 p.m. High and low tides at the following locations may be obtained by subtracting the hours indicated from the hours above: Annapolis (1 1/2); Bloody Point Lighthouse (4 1/2); Deale, Md., (4 1/2); Colomiat Beach (6); Norfolk (1 1/2); Virginia Beach (1); Solomons Island (6 1/2); Point Lockout (7). The Council of Governments Air Quality Index for yesterday showed the high reading in the Washington area during the 3 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 unhealty and individuals with lung, heart and eye ailments are urged to restrict their activity. The forecast for today indicates that the air quality will remain good.

The National Weather Service forecasts the Potomac River stage at Little Falls should remain between 3-8 and 3.9 feet today. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 mid.(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)38 1 a.m.(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)38 2 a.m.(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)43 3 a.m.(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)63 4 a.m.(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)78 5 a.m.(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)82 6 a.m.(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)85 7 a.m.(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)85 8 a.m.(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)85 9 a.m.(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)82 10 a.m.(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)85 11 a.m.(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)82 12 noon(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)82 1 p.m.(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)78 2 p.m.(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)78 3 p.m.(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)78 4 p.m.(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)78 5 p.m.(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)75 6 p.m.(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)75(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 7 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)08 Albuquerque(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)32 Amarillo(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)14 Anchorage(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)12 Asheville(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)24 Atlanta(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)32 Atlantic City(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)27 Austin(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)40 Bailtimore(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)27 Billing(COLUMN)05(COLUMN)-13 Birmingham(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)42 Bismarck(COLUMN)14(COLUMN)107 Boise(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)35 Boston(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)18 Brownsville(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)66 Buffalo(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)06 Burlington, Vt.(COLUMN)20(COLUMN)-04 Casper(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)-06 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)43 Charleston, WVa.(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)25 Charlotte(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)31 Chevenne(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)-04 Chicago(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)21 Cincinnati(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)22 Cleveland(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)18 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)33 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)30 Devton(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)23 Denver(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)-03 Des Moines(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)13 Detroit(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)20 Duluth(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)03 El Paso(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)52 Fairbanks(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)-04 Fargo(COLUMN)15(COLUMN)-09 Flagstaff(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)33 Great Falls(COLUMN)-01(COLUMN)-18 Hartford(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)13 Helena(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)-05 Honolulu(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)64 Houstin(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)48 Indianapolis(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)22 Jackson(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)40 Jacksonville(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)54 Juneau(COLUMN)17(COLUMN)13 Kansas City(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)11 Las Vegas(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)46 Little Rock(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)30 Los Angeles(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)54 Louisville(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)26 Memphis(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)35 Miami Beach(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)68 Midland(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)30 Midwaukee(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)20 Mois. St.(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)05 Nashville(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)34 New Orleans(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)55 New York(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)24 Norfolk(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)29 North Platte(COLUMN)21(COLUMN)-04 Okiahoma City(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)19 Omaha(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)02 Orlando(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)68 Philadelphia(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)24 Phoneix(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)56 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)24 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)03 Portland. Or.(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)35 Providence(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)14 Raleigh(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)28 Rapid City(COLUMN)12(COLUMN)-04 Reno(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)35 Richmond(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)26 St. Louis(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)22 St. Prbg-Tampa(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)67 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)33 San Antonio(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)43 San Diego(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)59 San Francisco(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)54 San Juan(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)74 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)27(COLUMN)17 Seattle(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)37 Shreveport(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)39 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)22(COLUMN)-02 Spokane(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)18 Syracuse(COLUMN)26(COLUMN)09 Topeka(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)11 Tucson(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)54 Tulsa(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)18 Washington(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)29 Wichita(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)13(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)T. Aberdeen(COLUMN)rate(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Amstendam cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Ankara(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Athens(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Auckland cloudy(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)66 Bertin(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Birmingham(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Brussels(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Casablanca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)64 Cooenhagen(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37 Dt. olin(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Geneva(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Hong Kong(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Lisbon(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)50 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Malta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Manila(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Moscow(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)36 New Delhi(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)77 Nice(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Osio(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)34 Paris(COLUMN)Cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Peking(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Rome(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Sofia(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Stockholm(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)36 Sydney(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Tef Aviv(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)90 Tokyo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Tunis(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Venna(COLUMN)haze(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Warsaw(COLUMN)fog(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapuko(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)75 Barbados(COLUMN)pt. Cldy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)79 Bermuda(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)54 Boogta(COLUMN)Cloudy(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)42 Caigary(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)03(COLUMN)-015 Cufiacan(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)55 Edmgnton(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)10(COLUMN)-13 Havana(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)70 Kingston(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)73 Montego Bay(COLUMN)pt. clyd!(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)72 Mexico City(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)52 Monterrey(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)61 Montreal(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)19(COLUMN)05 Nassau(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)66 Ottawa(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)01 Regina(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)03(COLUMN)-0 St. Kitts(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)73 St. Thomas(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)72 Toronto(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)23(COLUMN)07 Vancouver(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)23 Veracruz(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)68 Winnipeg(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)09(COLUMN)-17(END TABLE)