Washington: Today - Partly cloudy and breezy, high in mid to upper 60s. low 38 to 45. Chance of rain is 80 percent today and 11 percent[WORD ILLEGIBLE] Winds will be northwesterly at 15 to 20 mph. Sunday - Sunny and cool high 55 to 60.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - cloudy and breezy with a chance of rain high near 60 in the west to mid 70s in southeast. The lows will be in the 30s in the mountains and 50s east there. Sunday - Sunny, high around 60.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Cloudy, visibility more than five miles except in main. Winds will be form the northeast at 15 to 25 north. Waves in uncontacted waters will be 2 to 4 feet.

West Virginia: Today - Breezy and cool with [WORD ILLEGIBLE] of rain. High mid 40s to mid 50s. Low to mid 40s in the eastern [WORD ILLEGIBLE] . There is a chance of snow flurries in the mountains and in the north but rain elsewhere.The lows will be in the 30s except for some upper 20s in the northern mountains. Sunday - Partly cloudy, high in mid 40s to mid 50s.

Extended Area Outlook for Monday through Wednesday: Fair and cool. Highs will average in the 60s with lows from the mid 35s to mid 40s except around 5 to 10 degrees cooler in the mountains. Normally Washington temperatures for the period will be a high of 60 and a low at 49.

The Nation Yesterday: Cool Canadian [WORDS ILLEGIBLE] and continued to move south and east into the northern Plains and most of the Mid West. Temperatures were still in the 30s over the northern and central Rockies and the northern Plains. Freezing temperatures or frost is expected over a large portion of the nation from the Rockies to the eastern Great Lakes and south into northwestern Oklahoma and Colorado. Rain fell over a wide band along the cold front that lay from southeastern Texas to northern Maine. The heaviest rainfall was from thunderstorms which stretches from Louisiana to Kentucky. An area of rainshowers covered a large portion of southern Iowa. In the southeast a large area of thundershowers were scattered from southern Louisiana to east central North Carolina. A travelers advisory for high gusty winds was in effect for the higher mountain passes west of the Pecos River Valley in far west Texas. Winds between El Paso and Carlsbad were over 45 m.p.h. with some gusts around 61.

The National Weather Forecast for today - rain will fall over much of the East Coast states from South Carolina to Maine. A few very widely scattered thundershowers will be over southern Florida. The cold spot of the nation will be the Great Lakes region where temperatures will be mostly in the 40s. The desert southwest will continue to be the hottest area with readings in the under 90s to near 100. The remainder of the country will have temperatures mostly in the 60s and 70s. Skies will be cloudy over the Northeast, partly cloudy over the eastern Gulf states and the Great Lakes area. The rest of the nation will have mostly fair skies with plenty of sunshine.

Almanac Data for today: The sun is rises 7:16 a.m., sets 6:32 p.m.; moon rises 5:49 p.m., sets 5:21 a.m. Tides: high 7:14 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. low 1:29 a.m. and 1:53 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 (3/4), Solomons Island (6 1/4), Point Lookout (7).

Pollen Count: 3 ragweed (a reaching of more than 7 is considered to be undesirable).

The Council of Government's Air Quality Index for yesterday showed the high reading in the Washington area during the noon period was 27 for the pollutant, photochemical oxidents . Index values between 25 and 49 indicate fair 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 National Weather Service forecasts the Potomac River stage at Little Falls should remain near 2.8 feet today. Local Temp., Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 midnight(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)76 1 a.m.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)73 2 a.m.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)73 3 a.m.(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)76 4 a.m.(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)78 5 a.m.(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)78 6 a.m.(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)78 7 a.m.(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)81 8 a.m.(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)78 9 a.m.(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)76 10 a.m.(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)66 11 a.m.(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)61 12 noon(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)54 1 p.m.(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)50 2 p.m.(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)46 3 p.m.(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)43 4 p.m.(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)47 5 p.m.(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)49 6 p.m.(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)56 7 p.m.(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)60(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EDT) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)59 Albuquerque(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)50 Amarillo(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)45 Anchorage(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)40 Asheville(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)46 Atlanta(COLUMN)83(COLUMN)60 Altantic City(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)62 Austin(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)67 Baltimore(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)55 Billings(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)25 Birmingham(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)59 Bismarck(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)35 Boise(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)34 Boston(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)54 Brownsville(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)69 Buffalo(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)50 Burlington(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)54 Casper(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)23 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)30 Charleston, W.Va.(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)59 Charlotte(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)55 Cheyenne(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)25 Chicago(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)42 Cincinnati(COLUMN)77(COLUMN)51 Cleveland(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)51 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)55 Columbus(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)51 Dal.-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)93(COLUMN)67 Dayton(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)47 Denver(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)42 Des Moines(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)44 Detroit(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)45 Duluth(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)31 El Paso(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)50 Fairbanks(COLUMN)29(COLUMN)12 Fargo(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)35 Flagstaff(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)35 Great Falls(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)25 Hartford(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)45 Helena(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)24 Honolulu(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)72 Houston(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)73 Indianapolis(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)51 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)60 Jacksonville(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)67 Juneau(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)42 Kansas City(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)47 Las Vegas(COLUMN)95(COLUMN)62 Little Rock(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)61 Los Angeles(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)63 Louisville(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)55 Memphis(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)61 Miami Beach(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)79 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)57 Milwaukee(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)39 Mpls.-St. Paul(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)35 Nashville(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)66 New Orleans(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)67 New York(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)59 Norfolk(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)59 North Platte(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)30 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)59 Omaha(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)40 Orlando(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)68 Philadelphia(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)57 Phoenix(COLUMN)99(COLUMN)67 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)52 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)50 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)44 Providence(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)49 Raleigh(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)54 Rapid City(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)31 Reno(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)35 Richmond(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)56 St. Louis(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)48 St. Prbg.-Tampa(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)72 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)38 San Antonio(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)69 San Diego(COLUMN)76(COLUMN)64 San Francisco(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)66 San Juan(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)76 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)37 Seattle(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)47 Shreveport(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)66 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)41 Spokane(COLUMN)69(COLUMN)32 Syracuse(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)53 Topeka(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)46 Tucson(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)63 Tulsa(COLUMN)94(COLUMN)56 Washington(COLUMN)79(COLUMN)63 Wichita(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)51(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)Time(COLUMN)Temp. Aberdeen(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Amsterdam(COLUMN)haze(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Ankara(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Athens(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Auckland(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)12 a.m.(COLUMN)54 Berlin(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Birmingham(COLUMN)fog(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Bonn(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Brussels(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)70 Casablanca(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)12 a.m.(COLUMN)72 Copenhagen(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Dublin(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Geneva(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Hong Kong(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Jerusalem(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 a.m.(COLUMN)86 Lisbon(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)12 a.m.(COLUMN)63 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Madrid(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Malta(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)73 Manila(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)81 Moscow(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)46 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)90 Nice(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Oslo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Paris(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Peking(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Rome(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)75 Sofia(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Stockholm(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Sydney(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Tokyo(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)59 Tunis(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Vienna(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Warsaw(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61(END TABLE) Temperatures (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)72 Barbados(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)87(COLUMN)79 Bermuda(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)77 Bogota(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)39 Calgary(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)27 Culiacan(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)99(COLUMN)71 Edmonton(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)30 Havana(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Kingston(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)79 Montego Bay(COLUMN)storm(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)72 Mexico City(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)53 Monterrey(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)64 Montreal(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)52 Nassau(COLUMN)pt. cldy.(COLUMN)92(COLUMN)73 Ottawa(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)50 Regina(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)46(COLUMN)25 St. Kitts(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)89(COLUMN)75 Toronto(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)48 Vancouver(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)39 Vera Cruz(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)77 Winnipeg(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)41(COLUMN)32(END TABLE)