Washington: Today - Sunny, high near 50, Low in the mid 30s. Wind will be from the west at from 8 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is near zero through tonight. Sunday - Partly sunny, high near 70.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Sunny, highs in the 40s, lows from the mid 20s to the 30s. Sunday - Partly sunny, highs from the 60s to near 70.

Extended Area Forecast for Monday through Wednesday: Fair through the period. There is a chance of rain in the mountains on Wednesday. Highs will be from the 50s to the 60s, lows in the 30s. Temperatures will be colder in the mountains. Normal Washington temperatures for the period are a high of 57 and a low of 37.

West Virginia: Today - Sunny, highs from the 40s to the low 50s, lows in the 30s. Sunday - Sunny, highs from the mid 50s to the mid 60s.

The National Weather Forecast for today - Rain will cover most of Oregon and Washington State. There will be snow from the Idaho panhandle through most of Montana, and from the eastern upper Mississippi Valley through the Great Lakes. Skies will be fair to mostly sunny over much of the remainder of the country. Most of the nation west of the Mississippi, will have mild temperatures. It will be cool to cold, elsewhere.

Almanac Data for today: Sun rises 12:49 p.m., sets 2:24 a.m. Tides: high 2:50 a.m. and 3:14 p.m., low 9:50 a.m. and 10:22 p.m. High and low tides at the following locations may be indicated by subtracting the hours indicated from the hours above: Annapolis (3 1/4); Bloody Point Lighthouse (4 1/2); Deale, Md., (4 1/2); Colonial Beach (5 3/4); Norfolk (1); Virginia Beach (3/4); Solomons Island (6 1/4); Point Lookout (7).

The Council of Governments' Air Quality Index for yesterday showed the high reading in the Washington area during the 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. period was 34 for the pollutant, values between 25 and 49 indicate fair air quality. When the index values between 25 and 49 indicate exceeds 100 the air is considered very unhealthy and individuals with lung, heart and eye ailments with urged to restrict their activity. The forecast for today indicates that the air quality will improve.

The National Weather Service forecasts the Potomac River stage at Little Falls should be near 3.7 feet today. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 mid.(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)79 1 a.m.(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)79 2 a.m.(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)82 3 a.m.(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)82 4 a.m.(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)82 5 a.m.(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)85 6 a.m.(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)82 7 a.m.(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)76 8 a.m.(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)70 9 a.m.(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)53 10 a.m.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)43 11 a.m.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)43 12 noon(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)40 1 p.m.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)43 2 p.m.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)36 3 p.m.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)36 4 p.m.(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)38 5 p.m.(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)38 6 p.m.(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)36(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 7 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L Albany(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)19 Albuquerque(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)26 Amarillo(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)29 Anchorage(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)29 Asheville(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)31 Atlanta(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)28 Atlantic City(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)33 Austin(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)44 Baltimore(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)31 Billings(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)34 Birmingham(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)29 Bismack(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)03 Boise(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)36 Boston(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)28 Brownsville(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)47 Buffalo(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)18 Burlington(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)11 Casper(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)35 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)46 Ch'leston, W. Va.(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)31 Charlotte(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)30 Cheyenne(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)34 Chicago(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)21 Cincinnati(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)20 Cleveland(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)26 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)33 Columbus(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)23 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)39 Dayton(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)26 Denver(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)32 Des Moines(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)23 Detroit(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)21 Duluth(COLUMN)27(COLUMN) 8 El Paso(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)31 Fairbanks(COLUMN)25(COLUMN) 8 Fargo(COLUMN)26(COLUMN) 3 Flagstaff(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)19 Great Falls(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)38 Hartford(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)28 Helena(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)33 Honolulu(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)70 Houston(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)53 Indianapolis(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)26 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)30 Jacksonville(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)42 Juneau(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)35 Kansas City(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)28 Las Vegas(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)44 Little Rock(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)32 Los Angeles(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)66 Louisville(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)28 Memphis(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)37 Miami Beach(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)62 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)39 Milwaukee(COLUMN)33(COLUMN)19 Mpis-St. Paul(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)15 Nashville(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)32 New Orleans(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)41 New York(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)32 Norfolk(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)37 North Platte(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)24 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)31 Omaha(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)20 Orlando(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)50 Philadelphia(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)28 Phoenix(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)52 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)27 Portland, Maine(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)23 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)41 Providence(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)27 Raleigh(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)31 Rapid City(COLUMN)39(COLUMN)25 Reno(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)32 Richmond(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)35 St. Louis(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)28 St. Pbg.-Tampa(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)51 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)37 San Antonio(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)34 San Diego(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)59 San Francisco(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)61 San Juan(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)75 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)24(COLUMN) 1 Seattle(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)40 Shreveport(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)28 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)16 Spokane(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)35 Syracuse(COLUMN)35(COLUMN)16 Topeka(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)26 Tucson(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)52 Tulsa(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)28 Washington(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)34 Wichita(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)27(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Aberdeen(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Amsterdam(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Ankara(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Auckland(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)66 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Birmingham(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Brussels(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Casablanca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)59 Copenhagen(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)28 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Geneva(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)42 Hong Kong(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Lisbon(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)52 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Malta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Manila(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)86 Moscow(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)47 New Dehli(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)77 Nice(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Oslo(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)21 Paris(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Peking(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Rome(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Saigon(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)82 Sofia(COLUMN)cloudy,(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Stockholm(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)18 Sydney(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Tokyo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Tunis(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Vienna(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Warsaw(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)37(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)77 Barbados(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Bermuda(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)65 Calgary(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)32 Culiacan(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)62 Edmonton(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)23 Havana(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)54 Kingston(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Montego Bay(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)72 Mexico bay(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)41 Monterrey(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)46 Montreal(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)10 Nassau(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)82 67 Ottawa(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)25(COLUMN)10 Regina(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)30(COLUMN)12 St. Thomas(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)71 Toronto(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)21 Vancouver(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)43 Veracruz(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)60 Winnipeg(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)21(COLUMN) 3(END TABLE)