Washington: Today-Cloudy, rain possible, high in mid 50s, lows in mid 40s. Wind will be from the east at 8 to 12 mph. Chance of rainis 20 percent today and 50 percent tonight.Tuesday - Variably cloudy,rain possible, high inthe 60s.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Cloudy,rain possible, high in the 50s, low in the 40s. Tuesday - Variably cloudy rain Possible, highs from the low 60s to near 70.

Lower Pontamac and Chesapeake Bay: Cloudy, rain Possible. Visibility will be more than 5 miles except in rain tonight. Wind will be from the east at from 10 to 15 knots today shifting to from the Southwest tonight. Waves in unprotected waters will be nearly foot.

The National Weather Forecast for today - Thundershowers are expected from the lower half of the Mississippi Valley into the lower Chio Valley. Rain is likely from the upper Mississippi Valley across the Great lakes to the Appalachians, and in parts of the middle Atlantic states. Rain will mix with show in the northwestern section of the Great Lakes. Showers scatter from theNorthern and Central Pacific Coast into the northern Rockies. The extreme north central states. Will also be cloudy, while other areas will have clear or partly cloudy skies. Temperature will be a little warmer from the northern Plains to the Great Lakes. It will be cooler in the middle Altantic states in the southwestern Plains. The Southeast will be mild, while the north Atlantic states and the West will remain cool.

Almanac Data for today: Sun rises 5:52 a.m., sets 6:31 p.m.; Moon rises 3:22 a.m., sets 2:35 p.m. Tides: high 4:18 a.m. and 11:01 a.m., low 4:51 p.m. and 11:36 p.m. High and Low tides at the following locations may be obtained by subtracting the hours indicated from the hours above: Annapolis (3 1/4); Bloody Point Lighthouse (4 1/2Deale, Md. (4 1/2); Colonial Beach (5 3/4) Norfolk (1); Viriginia Beach (3 /4); Solomons Island (6 1Point Lookout (7).

The National Weather Service forecast the Potomac River stage at little Falls should be near 5.feet.

Extended Area Forecast Wednesday through Friday: Mild through the period with a chance of showers on Wednesday and on Friday. High will be from the 60s to the milds 70s, lows in the 40s to the low 50s. Normal Washington temperatures for the period are a high of 64 and a lowof 42.

West Virginia: Today - Rain likely highs from near 60 to the mid 70s, lows from the mid 40s to the mid 50.Tuesday - Partly cloudy, rain possible, highs from the 60to the mid 70s.

Washington data 7 p.m. (EST) yesterday: Highest temperature since 7 a.m. yesterday, 60 degrees at 2:49 p.m. Lowest temperature since midnight, 52 degrees at 6:18 a.m. Excess of temperature since April 1, 30 degrees. Deficiency of temperature since Jan. 1, 233 degrees. Record high temperature for today, 27 degrees in 1906. Relative humidity: Maximum, 43 percent at 5 a.m. Minimum27 percent at 5 p.m. Deficiency of precipitation since April 1, .2 inches. Excess of Precipitation since Jan 1, 3.41inches Highest Observed wind since 7 a.m., 23 miles from the northwest at 8:53 a.m. Peak gust since 7 a.m. 23 miles from the northwest at 8:53 a.m. Peak gust since 7 a.m., 30 miles per hour from the northwest at 8:48. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 midnt.(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)30 1 a.m.(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)30 2 a.m.(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)35 3 a.m.(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)38 4 a.m.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)42 5 a.m.(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)43 6 a.m.(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)41 7 a.m.(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)41 8 a.m.(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)38 9 a.m.(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)36 10 a.m.(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)35 11a.m.(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)31 12 noon(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)32 1 p.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)32 2 p.m.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)29 3 p.m.(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)28 4 p.m.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)28 5 p.m.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)27 6 p.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)29 7 p.m.(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)27(END TABLE) Tempertures ending 7 a.m.(EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H,(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)28 Albuquerque(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)36 Amarillo(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)51 Anchorage(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)26 Asheville(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)40 Atlanta(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)53 Atlantic City(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)50 Austin(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)64 Baltimore(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)50 Billings(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)33 Birmingham(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)54 Bismarch(COLUMN)37(COLUMN)29 Boise(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)39 Boston(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)42 Brownsville(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)70 Buffalo(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)26 Burlington(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)27 Casper(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)38 Charleston,S C(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)62 Charleston, W Y(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)45 Charlotte(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)52 Cheyenne(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)37 Chicago$6(COLUMN)31 Concinnati(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)42 Cleveland(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)31 Columbia, SC(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)55 Columbus(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)33 DalFt Worth(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)63 Dayton(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)34 Denver(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)39 Des Moines(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)39 Detroit(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)30 Duluth(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)26 El Paso(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)52 Fairbanks(COLUMN)24(COLUMN)5 Fargo(COLUMN)34(COLUMN)29 Flagstaff(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)32 Great Falls(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)34 Hartford(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)37 Helena(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)39 Honolulu(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)72 Houston(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)65 Indianapolis(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)43 Jackson,Miss(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)56 Jacksonville(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)54 Juneau(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)34 Kansas City(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)55 Las Vega(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)52 Little Rock(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)61 Los Angeles(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)57 Louisville(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)51 Memphis(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)66 Miami Beach(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)71 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)97(COLUMN)66 MilMilwaukee(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)31 Mpls.St Paul(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)31 Nashville(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)31 New Orleans(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)62 New York(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)41 Norfolk(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)63 North Platte(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)39 OklahomaCity(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)63 Omaha(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)43 Orlando(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)56 Priladelphia(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)43 Phoenix(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)56 Pittsnburgh(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)32 Portland,Maine(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)34 Portland, Ore(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)40 Providence(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)40 Raleigh(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)56 Rapid City(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)38 Reno(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)38 Richmond(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)56 St. Louis(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)54 St. Prbg Tampa(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)54 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)45 San Antonio(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)63 San Diego(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)59 San Francisco(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)51 San Juan (COLUMN)84(COLUMN)75 St.Ste Marie(COLUMN)36(COLUMN)11 Seattle(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)41 Shreveport(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)58 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)34 Spokane(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)36 Syracuse(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)25 Topeka(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)54 Tocson(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)49 Tulsa(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)65 Washington(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)52 Wichita(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)62(END TABLE) Tempertures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp Aberdeen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Amsterdam(COLUMN)Haze(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Antara(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Anthen(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Auckland(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)midnight(COLUMN)64 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Birmingham(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Brussels(COLUMN)pt.cloudy(COLUMN)1 pm.(COLUMN)57 Cairo(COLUMN)dust(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)86 Casablance(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)63 Copenhagan(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Geneva(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Hongkong(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Lisbon(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)59 London(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Madrid(COLUMN)Clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Maita(COLUMN)pt.cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Manila(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)84 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear$5 p.m.(COLUMN)86 Nice(COLUMN)pt.cloudy(COLUMN)1p.m.(COLUMN)57 Oslo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Paris(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1p.m.(COLUMN)54 Peking(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Rome(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Sofia(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Stockholm(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Sydney(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)dust(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)82 Tokyo(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Tunis(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Vienna(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1p.m.(COLUMN)63 Warsaw(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55(END TABLE) Temperatures(Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)high(COLUMN)low Acapulco(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)73 Barbados(COLUMN)pt.cloudy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)77 Bermuda(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)60 Bogota(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)52 Calgary(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)28 Culiacan(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)61 Edmonton(COLUMN)snow(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)27 Havana(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)66 Kingston(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)73 Montego Bay(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)72 Mexico City(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)64 Monterrey(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)66 Montreal(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)23 Nassau(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)59 Ottawa(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)21 Regina(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)31(COLUMN)27 St.Kitts(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Toronta(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)21 Vancouver(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)43 Veracruz(COLUMN)pt. cloudy(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)64 Winnipeg(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)28(COLUMN)25(END TABLE)