Washington: Today - Sunny, high in upper 50s, low 35 to 45. Chance of rain is near zero through tonight. Winds will be northwesterly at 15 mon. Sunday - Sunny with highs around 60.

Maryland and Virginia: Today - Sunny, high in 60s, lows from the 30s in the west to 40s in the east. Sunday - Sunny, high around 60.

Lower Potomac and Chesapeake Bay: Today - Fair, Visibility more than five miles. Winds will be southwesterly at 15 knots this morning shifting to northerly by the afternoon. Waves in unprotected waters will be one foot.

Extended Area Outlook for Monday through Wednesday: Increasing cloudiness with a chance of rain around the middle of the period then gradually clearing. The highs will average in the 60s and lows in the 40s. Normal Washington temperatures for the period will be a high of 64 and a low of 44.

West Virginia: Today - Sunny and cool, high in 50s to lower 60s, low in upper 20s to mid 30s. Sunday - Sunny and cool, high in 60s.

The Nation Yesterday: Skies were surry cover much of the nation, there were patches of fog along portions of the northern Pacific Coast, and rain moved into the Pacific northwest. Also, rainshowers continued over the Gulf Coast and Florida, with rainshowers scattered along Lake Superior.

The National Weather Forecast for today - rainshowers will be scattered over Florida and rain will extend along the Washington coast. Skies will be cloudy over the Pacific northwest as well as portions of the upper Ohio Valley and northern New England, but partly cloudy elsewhere. Temperatures will be mild across the eastern Gulf states and South Carolina. Mild temperatures will also prevail over the lower half of the Plateau region. Temperatures elsewhere over the nation will be generally cool.

Almanac Data for today: The sun rises 7:01 a.m. sets 6:13 p.m.; moon rises 4:05 a.m., sets 4:39 p.m. Tides: high 4:01 a.m. and 6:31 a.m. low 12:56 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 (1/4), Solomons Island (6 1/4), Point Lookout (7).

The Council of Government's Air Quality index for yesterday showed the high reading in the Washington area during the 3 p.m. period was 15 for the pollutant, photochemical oxidants. Index values between 0 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 remain good.

The National Weather Service forecasts the Potomac River stage at Little Falls should remain at 2.9 feet today. Local Temps, Humidity(TABLE) Time(COLUMN)T.(COLUMN)H. 12 midnight(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)61 1 a.m.(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)68 2 a.m.(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)70 3 a.m.(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)70 4 a.m.(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)65 5 a.m.(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)62 6 a.m.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)64 7 a.m.(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)72 8 a.m.(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)69 9 a.m.(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)60 10 a.m.(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)48 11 a.m.(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)44 12 noon(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)39 1 p.m.(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)30 2 p.m.(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)30 3 p.m. (COLUMN)64(COLUMN)30 4 p.m.(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)30 5 p.m.(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)26 6 p.m.(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)33 7 p.m.(COLUMN)58(COLUMN)36(END TABLE) Temperatures ending 8 a.m. (EDT) yesterday:(TABLE) City(COLUMN)H.(COLUMN)L. Albany(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)42 Albuquerque(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)37 Amarillo(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)37 Anchorage(COLUMN)38(COLUMN)35 Asheville(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)54 Atlanta(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)55 Atlantic City(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)51 Austin(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)53 Baltimore(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)52 Billings(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)36 Birmingham(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)51 Bismarck(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)33 Boise(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)32 Boston(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)53 Brownsville(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)66 Buffalo(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)41 Burlington(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)43 Casper(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)32 Charleston, S.C.(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)68 Charleston, WVa.(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)39 Charlotte (COLUMN)73(COLUMN)58 Cheyenne(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)35 Chicago(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)41 Cincinnati(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)32 Cleveland(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)33 Columbia, S.C.(COLUMN)85(COLUMN)58 Columbus(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)32 Dal-Ft. Worth(COLUMN)71(COLUMN)45 Dayton(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)34 Denver(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)37 Des Moines(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)37 Detroit(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)33 Duluth(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)36 El Paso(COLUMN)60(COLUMN)41 Fairbanks(COLUMN)18(COLUMN)15 Fargo(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)29 Flagstaff(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)21 Great Falls(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)38 Hartford(COLUMN)56(COLUMN)42 Helena(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)40 Honolulu(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)71 Houston(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)62 Indianapolis(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)32 Jackson, Miss.(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)58 Jacksonville(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)62 Juneau(COLUMN)47(COLUMN)41 Kansas City(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)44 Las Vegas(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)50 Little Rock(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)42 Los Angeles(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)57 Louisville(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)35 Memphis(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)42 Miami Beach(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)78 Midland-Odessa(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)42 Milwaukee(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)39 Mpls-St. Paul(COLUMN)52(COLUMN)34 Nashville(COLUMN)72(COLUMN)38 New Orleans(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)64 New York(COLUMN)62(COLUMN)47 Norfolk(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)63 North Platte(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)26 Oklahoma City(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)40 Omaha(COLUMN)59(COLUMN)39 Orlando(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)64 Philadelphia(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)51 Phoenix(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)55 Pittsburgh(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)34 Portland, Me.(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)49 Portland, Ore.(COLUMN)61(COLUMN)39 Providence(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)50 Raleigh(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)60 Rapid City(COLUMN)68(COLUMN)35 Reno(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)27 Richmond(COLUMN)81(COLUMN)62 St. Louis(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)38 St. Prbg-Tampa(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)71 Salt Lake City(COLUMN)67(COLUMN)34 San Antonio(COLUMN)70(COLUMN)52 San Diego(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)63 San Francisco(COLUMN)63(COLUMN)52 San Juan(COLUMN)78(COLUMN)73 St. Ste. Marie(COLUMN)43(COLUMN)34 Seattle(COLUMN)53(COLUMN)46 Shreveport(COLUMN)73(COLUMN)52 Sioux Falls(COLUMN)54(COLUMN)30 Spokane(COLUMN)51(COLUMN)36 Syracuse(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)41 Topeka(COLUMN)65(COLUMN)39 Tucson(COLUMN)74(COLUMN)52 Tulsa(COLUMN)66(COLUMN)38 Washington(COLUMN)82(COLUMN)55 Wichita(COLUMN)64(COLUMN)35(END TABLE) Temperatures Abroad Yesterday(TABLE) Aberdeen(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Amsterdam(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)52 Ankara(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)50 Athens(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Berlin(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)46 Birmingham(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Bonn(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Brussels(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)55 Casablanca(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)73 Copenhagen(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)45 Dublin(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Geneva(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)54 Hong Kong(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)84 Jerusalem(COLUMN)Cloudy(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)61 Lisbon(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)noon(COLUMN)64 London(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Madrid(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)64 Malta(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Manila(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)79 Moscow(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)3 p.m.(COLUMN)32 New Delhi(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)5 p.m.(COLUMN)86 Nice(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)66 Oslo(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)48 Paris(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)57 Peking(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Rome(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)63 Saigon(COLUMN)storm(COLUMN)8 p.m.(COLUMN)82 Sofia(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)2 p.m.(COLUMN)39 Stockholm(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43 Sydney(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)10 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Tokyo(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)9 p.m.(COLUMN)72 Tunis(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)68 Vienna(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)1 p.m(COLUMN)48 Warsaw(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)1 p.m.(COLUMN)43(END TABLE) Temperature (Western Hemisphere)(TABLE) City(COLUMN)Weather(COLUMN)High(COLUMN)Low Acapulco(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)75 Barbados(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)79 Bermuda(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)80(COLUMN)75 Calgary(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)27 Edmonton(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)25 Havana(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Kingston(COLUMN)fair(COLUMN)88(COLUMN)77 Montego Bay(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)75 Mexico City(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)75(COLUMN)54 Montreal(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)39 Nassau(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)86(COLUMN)73 Ottawa(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)55(COLUMN)36 Regina(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)23 St. Kitts(COLUMN)cloudy(COLUMN)90(COLUMN)75 Toronto(COLUMN)pt. cldy(COLUMN)57(COLUMN)37 Vancouver(COLUMN)rain(COLUMN)50(COLUMN)48 Vera Cruz(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)84(COLUMN)72 Winnipeg(COLUMN)clear(COLUMN)48(COLUMN)34(END TABLE)