Washington: Today - Sunny, high in the mid 60s, low in the mid 40s. The chance of rain near zero today and 10 percent tonight. Wind will be from the southeast at near 10 mph.Tuesday - Rain, high in the mid 60s.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Sunny, highs from the 50s to the 60s, lows in the 40s. Tuesday - Variably cloudy, chance of rain, highs from the 60s to the low 70s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Fair with visibility of more than 5 miles. Wind will be from the northeast at from 7 to 12 knots today, shifting to from the southeast at from 10 to 15 knots tonight. Waves in unprotected waters will be less than 1 foot.

Tha National Weather Service forcasts the Potomac River stage at Little Falls should be near 4 feet today.

West Virginia: Today - Partly cloudy, highs from the 50s to the 60s, lows from the upper 30s to the mid 40s. There is a chance of rain in the southwest. Tuesday - Cloudy, chance of rain, highs from the upper 50s to the upper 60s.

Extended Area Forecast for Wednesday throug Friday: Chance of rain on Wednesday, fair through the remainder of the period. Highs will be from the 60s to the low 70s.., lows from the 40s to the low 50s. Normal Washington temperatures for the period are a high of 69 and a low of 47.

The National Weather Forecast for today - Showers will fall from northern California and the Pacific Northwest across in the northern and central Rockies. Rain will cover the central plains the upper Mississippi Valley and the western Great Lakes. Scattered showers and thundershowers will range from northeastersn Texas throug Oklahoma and eastern Kansas to the middle Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio valleys. The thunderstorms may be severe in southeastern Kansas, southwestern Missouri, the eastern Texas and most of Arkansas. The rest of the nation will by sunny or partly cloudy. It will be cold over the northern half of the Rockies and the intermountain region. Except for mild temperatures in South and in most of western Texas and the remainder of the Gulf Coast, the rest of the nation will continue having seasonably cool weather.

Almanac Date for today: The sun rises 5:29 a.m., sets 6:47 p.m.; moon rises 1:22 p.m., sets 2:16 a.m. Tides high 3:05 a.m. and 3:25 p.m., low 10:07 a.m. and 10:33 p.m. High and low tides at the following locations may be obtained by subtracting the hours indicated from the hours indicated from the hours above: Annapolis (3 1/4), Bloody Point Lighthouse (4 1/4), Deale, Md. (4 1/2), Colonial Beach (5 1/4), Norfolk (1), Virginia Beach (3 1/4), 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 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. period was 23 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 deteriorate. Local Temp., Hunidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T(COLUMN)H 12 midnight(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)34 1 a.m.(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)35 2 a.m.(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)43 3 a.m.(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)45 4 a.m.(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)47 5 a.m.(COLUMN)40(COLUMN)48 6 a.m.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)43 S 7 a.m.(COLUMN)44(COLUMN)43 8 a.m.(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)39 a.m.(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)35 10 a.m.(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)33 11 a.m.(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)31 12 noon(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)30 1 p.m.(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)27 2 p.m.(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)27 3 p.m.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)26 4 p.m.(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)25 5 p.m.(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)24 6 p.m.(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)26 8 p.m.(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)31(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 7 a.m. (EST) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H(COLUMN)L Albany(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)31 ALbuquerque(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)44 Amarillo(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)47 Anchorage(COLUMN)45(COLUMN)30 Asheville(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)43 Atlanta(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)48 Atlantic City(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)36 Austin(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)64 Baltimore(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)38 Billings(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)40 Mirmingham(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)54 Mismarck(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)39 Boise(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)47 Boston(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)39 Brownsville(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)63 Buffalo(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)31 Burlington(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)31 Casper(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)29 Charleston,S.C.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)60 Charleston,W.V,(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)35 Charlotte(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)54 Cheyenne(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)37 Chicago(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)33 Cincinnati(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)35 Cleveland(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)26 Columbia,S.C.(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)46 Columbus, Ohio(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)31 Dal, Ft. Worth(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)60 Dayton(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)30 Denver(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)37 Des Moines(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)45 Detroit(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)26 Duluth(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)24 El Paso(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)59 Fairbanks(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)33 Fargo(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)28 Flagstaff(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)29 Great Falls(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)39 HartfordH51(COLUMN)36 Helena(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)40 Honolulu(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)67 Houston(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)64 Indianapolis(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)39 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)53 Jacksonville(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)52 Juneau(COLUMN)49(COLUMN)25 Kansas City(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)45 Las Vegas(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)49 Little Rock(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)52 Los Angeles(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)46 Louisville(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)46 Memphis(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)54 MiamiBeach(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)75 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)60 Milwaukee(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)30 Npis-St.Paul(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)35 Nashville(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)48 New Orleans(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)64 New York(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)38 Norfolk(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)46 North Platte(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)37 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)62 Omaha(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)41 Orlando(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)56 Philadelphia(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)34 Phoenix(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)64 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)33 Portland, Maine(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)32 Portland, Ore(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)42 Providence(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)35 Raleigh(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)42 Rapid City(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)35 Reno(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)33 Richmond(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)37 St.Louis(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)42 St.Prbg.T'moa(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)61 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)50 San Antonio(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)64 San Diego(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)58 San Francisco(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)48 San Juan(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)73 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)21 Seattle(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)38 Shreveport(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)50 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)31 Spokane(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)43 Syracuse(COLUMN)42(COLUMN)33 Topeka(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)46 Tucson(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)51 Tulsa(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)60 Washington(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)40 Wichita(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)51(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp Aberdeen(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Amsterdam(COLUMN)hail(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Ankara(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Auckland(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)Midnight(COLUMN)66 Berlin(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Birmingham(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Brussels(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)41 Casablanca(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)61 Copenhagen(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Dublin(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Geneva(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Hong Kong(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Lisbon(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)61 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Madrid(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Malta(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Manila(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)84 Moscow(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)52 New Delhi(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)102 Nice(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)32 Oslo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Paris(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Peking(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Rome(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Sofia(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 P.m.(COLUMN)52 Stockholm(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Sydney(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Tel Aviv(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Tokyo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Tunis(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Vienna(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Warsaw(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)77 Baroados(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)78 Bermuda(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)61 Calgary(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)28 Culiacan(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)96(COLUMN)59 Edmonton(COLUMN)fos(COLUMN)32(COLUMN)30 Havana(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)73 Montego Bay(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)71 Mexico City(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)59 Monterrey(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)62 Montreal(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)30 Nassau(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)72 Ottawa(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)30 Regina(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)39 St.Kitts(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 St.Thomas(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)71 Toronto(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)28 Vancouver(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)45 Veracruz(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)72 Winnipeg(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)27(END TABLE)