Washington: Today - Sunny, high [WORD ILLEGIBLE]to 92, low in low 70s. Chance of rain is 10 percent through tonight winds will be northwesterly at 15 mph. Saturday - Sunny, high in mid [WORD ILLEGIBLE]

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Mostly sunny and warm, high in the 80s, low in the 60s. There is a chance of thunderstorms in the far southwest section of Virginia. Saturday - Sunny, high in 80s.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Fair, Visibility more than five miles. Winds will be northwesterly at 18 knots. There will be a chance of a thunderstorm with qusty winds during the evening. Waves in unprotected waters will be one foot.

Atlantic Ocean Beaches from New Jersey to North Carolina: Today - Sunny, high in 80s. Saturday - Mostly sunny, high in 80s. Water temperatures will be in a mid to upper 60s in north and low to mid 10s in south.

Extended Area Outlook for Sunday through Tuesday: There will be a chance of thunderstorms on Monday, otherwise, fair weather should prevail through the period. Highs will average in the 80s and lows in the 60s. Normal Washington temperatures for the period will be a high of 88 and low of 68.

West Virginia: Today - Mostly sunny, high near 90, low in mid 60s. Saturday - Partly cloudy, high near 90.

The National Weather Forecast for today - Widely scattered thunderstorms will develop accoss the northern Plains from Montana to Minnesota. Scattered showers are forecast for Maine and scattered thundershowers will continue across the South, especially along the Gulf Coast from Florida into southern Texas. The only cool spot will be the Pacific Northwest, in the 60s. The southern portions of Arizona and southeastern California will peak into the 100s. The central Plains will continue hot with some places approaching 100. The South and New England will continue warm and humid, in the 90s across the South and in the 70s in New England.

Almanac Data for today: The sun rises 5:46 a.m., sets 8:37 p.m.; moon rises 2:36 a.m., sets 4:26 p.m. Tides: high 5:10 a.m. and 5:38 p.m., low 11:56 a.m. and 12:09 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 1/2), Deale, Md. (4 1/2), Colonial Beach (5 1/4), Norfolk (1), Virginia Beach (3/4), Solomons Island (6 1/2), Point Lookout (7).

Pollen Count: 10 English Plaintain (a reading of more than 7 is considered to be undesirable).

The Council of Governments Air Quality Index for yesterday showed the high reading in the Washington are during the 2 to 3 p.m. period was 50 for the pollutant, photochemical oxidants. Index values between 50 and 99 indicate unhealthy air quality. When the index exceeds 100 individuals with lung, heart and eye ailments are 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 rise to 3.7 feet today. Local Temps., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 mid.(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)56 1 a.m.(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)53 2 a.m.(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)58 3 a.m.(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)64 4 a.m.(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)66 5 a.m.(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)64 6 a.m.(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)66 7 a.m.(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)64 8 a.m.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)60 9 a.m.(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)51 10 a.m.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)48 11 a.m.(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)47 12 noon(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)44 1 p.m.(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)37 2 p.m.(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)37 3 p.m.(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)34 4 p.m.(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)34 5 p.m.(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)37 6 p.m.(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)37 7 p.m.(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EDT) yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)59 Albuquerque(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)60 Amarillo(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)66 Anchorage(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)48 Asheville(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)62 Atlanta(COLUMN)96(COLUMN)76 Atlantic City(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)63 Austin(COLUMN)96(COLUMN)73 Baltimore(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)65 Billings(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)66 Birmingham(COLUMN)97(COLUMN)75 Bismarck(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)62 Boise(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)59 Boston(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)69 Brownsville(COLUMN)95(COLUMN)73 Buffalo(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)65 Burlington(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)55 Casper(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)60 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)98(COLUMN)78 Charleston, W.Va.(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)61 Charlotte(COLUMN)98(COLUMN)71 Cheyenne(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)59 Chicago(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)66 Cincinnati(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)71 Cleveland(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)66 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)99(COLUMN)71 Columbus(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)59 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)97(COLUMN)77 Dayton(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)70 Denver(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)65 Des Moines(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)70 Detroit(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)61 Duluth(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)59 El Paso(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)63 Fairbanks(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)51 Fargo(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)65 Flagstaff(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)43 Great Falls(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)56 Hartford(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)65 Helena(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)56 Honolulu(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)73 Houston(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)75 Indianapolis(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)76 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)98(COLUMN)75 Jacksonville(COLUMN)98(COLUMN)71 Juneau(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)38 Kansas City(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)70 Las Vegas(COLUMN)97(COLUMN)66 Little Rock(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)76 Los Angeles(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)60 Lousville(COLUMN)95(COLUMN)74 Memphis(COLUMN)96(COLUMN)81 Miami Beach(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)80 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)70 Milwaukee(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)68 Mpls.-St. Paul(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)69 Nashville(COLUMN)98(COLUMN)77 New Orleans(COLUMN)95(COLUMN)70 New York(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)70 Norfolk(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)73 North Platte(COLUMN)95(COLUMN)66 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)74 Omaha(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)76 Orlando(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)75 Philadelphia(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)69 Phoenix(COLUMN)96(COLUMN)76 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)65 Portland, Maine(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)58 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)62 Providence(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)70 Raleigh(COLUMN)98(COLUMN)70 Rapid City(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)66 Reno(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)43 Richmond(COLUMN)97(COLUMN)70 St. Louis(COLUMN)96(COLUMN)74 St. Prbg.-Tampa(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)77 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)68 San Antonio(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)72 San Diego(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)65 San Francisco(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)58 San Juan(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)75 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)54 Seattle(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)61 Shreveport(COLUMN)98(COLUMN)76 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)70 Spokane(COLUMN)91(COLUMN)56 Syracuse(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)60 Topeka(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)71 Tucson(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)68 Tulsa(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)74 Washington(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)71 Wichita(COLUMN)98(COLUMN)72(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Aberdeen(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Amsterdam(COLUMN) rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Ankara(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN) 3 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Athens(COLUMN) clear(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Auckland(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)12 a.m.(COLUMN)45 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Birmingham(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Bonn(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Brussels(COLUMN) rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Cairo(COLUMN) clear(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)95 Casablanca(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN)12 a.m.(COLUMN)70 Copenhagen(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Dublin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Geneva(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Hong Kong(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Jerusalem(COLUMN) clear(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)84 Lisbon(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)12 p.m.(COLUMN)77 London(COLUMN) rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Malta(COLUMN) clear(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Manila(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN)82 Moscow(COLUMN)pt.cldy(COLUMN) 3 p.m.(COLUMN)70 New Delhi(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 5 p.m.(COLUMN)82 Nice(COLUMN) clear(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Oslo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Paris(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Peking(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 8 p.m.(COLUMN)77 Rome(COLUMN) clear(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Sofia(COLUMN) rain(COLUMN) 2 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Stockholm(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Sydney(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Tokyo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 9 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Tunis(COLUMN) clear(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Vienna(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Warsaw(COLUMN) rain(COLUMN) 1 p.m.(COLUMN)57(END TABLE)