Washington: Today - Cloudy, high in the mid 80s, low in the low 60s. Chance of rain is 30 percent today and near zero tonight. Winds will be from the southwest at 15 mph. Saturday - Sunny, high in the mid 80s.

Maryland and Virgina: Today - Cloudy, high in the 80s, low in the low 60s. There will be a chance of rain through tonight. Saturday - Partly sunny, high in the mid 80s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Fair, visibility of more than five miles. Winds will be from the northwest at 18 knots. Waves in uncrotected water will be 4 feet.

Atlantic Ocean Beaches from New Jersey to North Carolina: Today - Partly cloudy with a chance of morning showers. Highs will range from the 70s to the 80s. Water temperatures will range from the mid to upper 60s.Saturday - Sunny, high near 80.

Extended Area Outlook for Sunday through Tuesday: Fair Sunday and Monday with a chance of showers on Tuesday. Highs will average in the 80s, and lows in the 60s through the period. Normal Washington temperatures for the period will range from a high of 84 to a low of 64.

West Virginia: Today - Partly cloudy, high in the upper 70s, low in the mid through tonight. Saturday - Sunny, highs will range from the mid 70 to the low [WORD ILLEGIBLE]

The national weather forecast for today: Showers and thunder storms will be numerous over the Atlantic Coastal region and the eastern Gulf Coast states. Scattered showers and a few thunderstorms will fall from the northern Rockies end the northern Pacific Coastal region. Mostly sunny skies will prevail over other sections of the nation. Temperatures will be generally mild over the eastern two thirds of the nation and the northwest. It will be warm to hot in southwest.

Almanac Data for today: The sun rises 5:43 a.m., sets 8:32 p.m.; moon rises 9:08 a.m., sets 11:15 p.m. Tides: high 11:08 a.m. and 11:40 p.m., low 5:45 a.m. and 6:17 lowing locations may be obtained 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 1/4), Norfolk (1), Virginia Beach (3 1/4), Solomons Island (6 1/4), Point Lookout (7).

Pollen count: 20 for grass (a reading of more than 7 is considered to be undesirable).

The high reading in the Washington area during the 2 to 3 p.m.

The Council of Government' Air Quality index for yesterday showed period was 10 for the pollutant, photochemical oxidants index values between 0 and 24 indicates good air quality. When the index exceeds 100 the air is considered very unheart and eye ailments are urged cast for today indicates that the air quality will remain good.

The National Weather Service forecasts the Potomac River Stage at Little Falls should remain at 3.7 feet today. Local Temps., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 mid.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)85 1 a.m.(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)82 2 a.m.(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)82 3 a.m.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)88 4 a.m.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)88 5 a.m.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)79 6 a.m.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)88 7 a.m.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)90 8 a.m.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)88 9 a.m.(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)85 10 a.m.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)82 11 a.m.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)82 12 noon(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)79 1 p.m.(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)79 2 p.m.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)82 3 p.m.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)85 4 p.m.(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)79 5 p.m.(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)72 6 p.m.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)84 7 p.m.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)77(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EDT) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)62 Albuquerque(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)57 Amarillo(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)56 Anchorage(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)56 Asheville(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)66 Atlanta(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)66 Atlantic City(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)61 Austin(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)70 Baltimore(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)73 Billings(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)50 Birmingham(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)71 Bismarck(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)45 Boise(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)48 Boston(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)66 Brownsville(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)75 Buffalo(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)62 Burlington(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)63 Casper(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)43 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)78 Ch'leston, W.V.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)66 Charlotte(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)69 Cheyenne(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)42 Chicago(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)45 Cincinnati(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)67 Cleveland(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)69 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)69 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)64 Dayton(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)69 Denver(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)47 Des Moines(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)48 Detroit(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)61 Duluth(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)40 El Paso(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)59 Fairbanks(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)42 Fargo(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)42 Flagstaff(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)46 Great Falls(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)52 Hartford(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)66 Helena(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)56 Honolulu(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)73 Houston(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)70 Indianapolis(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)69 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)74 Jacksonville(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)74 Juneau(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)50 Kansas City(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)51 Las Vegas(COLUMN)107(COLUMN)76 Little Rock(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)66 Los Angeles(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)62 Louisville(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)72 Memphis(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)72 Miami Beach(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)81 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)60 MIlwaukee(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)47 Mpls.-St. Paul(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)39 Nashville(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)68 New Orleans(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)76 New York(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)66 Norfolk(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)75 North Platte(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)42 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)63 Omaha(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)45 Orlando(COLUMN)95(COLUMN)75 Philadelphia(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)72 Phoenix(COLUMN)106(COLUMN)74 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)57 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)57 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)55 Providence(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)65 Raleigh(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)71 Rapid City(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)44 Reno(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)43 Richmond(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)74 St. Louis(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)60 St. Pbg.-Tampa(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)79 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)53 San Antonio(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)69 San Diego(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)65 San Francisco(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)52 San Juan(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)75 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)40 Seattle(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)52 Shreveport(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)70 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)36 Spokane(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)53 Syracuse(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)65 Topeka(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)50 Tucson(COLUMN)98(COLUMN)70 Tulsa(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)60 Washington(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)75 Wichita(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)52(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)T. Aberdeen(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 57 Amsterdam(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 61 Ankara(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 3 p.m.(COLUMN) 73 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN) 81 Auckland(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)12 a.m.(COLUMN) 59 Berlin(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 73 Birmingham(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 61 Bonn(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 63 Brussels(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 63 Copenhagen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 59 Dublin(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 55 Geneva(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 70 Hong Kong(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN) 79 Jerusalem(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN) 73 Lisbon(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)12 p.m.(COLUMN) 77 London(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 66 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 81 Malta(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 81 Manila(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN) 84 Moscow(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 3 p.m.(COLUMN) 81 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 5 p.m.(COLUMN)109 Nice(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 72 Oslo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 59 Paris(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 66 Peking(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN) 79 Rome(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 81 Sofia(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN) 77 Stockholm(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 66 Sydney(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN) 52 Tokyo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 9 p.m.(COLUMN) 70 Tunis(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 88 Vienna(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 72 Warsaw(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN) 79(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Acapulco(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)77 Barbados(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)76 Bermuda(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)72 Bogota(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)47 Calgary(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)52 Edmonton(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)46 Havana(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)77 Kingston(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)77 Montego Bay(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)74 Mexico City(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)56 Monterrey(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)70 Montreal(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)63 Nassau(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)77 Ottawa(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)57 Regina(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)39 St. Kitts(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)77 St. Thomas(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)77 Toronto(COLUMN)fog(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)59 Vancouver(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)52 Veracruz(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)77 Winnipeg(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)46(END TABLE)