Current Observations

North Daniel Boone Country
Overcast and 48 F at Lexington Blue Grass Airport, KY

Overcast Winds are Northeast at 12.7 MPH (11 KT). The pressure is 1014.7 mb and the humidity is 68%. The wind chill is 43. Last Updated on Apr 23 2017, 9:54 am EDT.

Central Daniel Boone Country
Rain Fog/Mist and 48 F at London, London-Corbin Airport-Magee Field, KY

Rain Fog/Mist Winds are Northeast at 6.9 MPH (6 KT). The pressure is 1011.9 mb and the humidity is 93%. The wind chill is 45. Last Updated on Apr 23 2017, 9:53 am EDT.

South Daniel Boone Country
Rain and 49 F at Monticello, Wayne County Airport, KY

Rain Winds are from the North at 13.8 gusting to 23.0 MPH (12 gusting to 20 KT). The pressure is 1015.0 mb and the humidity is 97%. The wind chill is 44. Last Updated on Apr 23 2017, 9:56 am EDT.

Current webcam for Daniel Boone Country.
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Why are the images dark? It's nightime Daniel Boone country! Photo is realtime webcam from the National Weather Service station in Jackson, Kentucky.

Latest update local time: 1:45pm Sun, Apr 23, 2017 - http://www.outrageGIS.com

Current visible satellite for the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Daniel Boone Visible Satellite

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Current doppler radar for the Daniel Boone National Forest.
Daniel Boone Doppler Radar 

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Composite doppler radar for Kentucky.
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More about doppler radar images on NOAA's website. Broad circular areas of cyan & blue should not be interpreted as precipitation on this composite radar. 

Current National Weather Service watches and warnings.
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Daniel Boone Weather on NOAA's website 

Current surface observations
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Print key for weather station data. Please note that this map gives station observations for only temperature, wind speed & direction, cloud cover, and weather condiitons. 

Red River Gorge Forecast

7-Day Forecast for Latitude 37.78°N and Longitude 83.67°W (Elev. 997 ft) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: 2 Miles ESE Slade KY
Issued by: National Weather Service Jackson, KY
Last Update: 12:00 pm EDT Apr 23, 2017
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 56. East northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 7pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 48. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 48 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Scattered showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 53 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9am and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 78 °F

  • This Afternoon: Showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 56. East northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 7pm. Cloudy, with a low around 48. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Monday: Scattered showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind.

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9am and 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78.

    Thursday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86.

    2 Miles ESE Slade KY
     37.78°N 83.67°W (Elev. 997 ft)

    Visit your local NWS office at: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/jkl

     

    Big South Fork Forecast

    7-Day Forecast for Latitude 36.46°N and Longitude 84.67°W (Elev. 1030 ft) (Text-Only)
    NWS Forecast for: 6 Miles WNW Helenwood TN
    Issued by: National Weather Service Morristown, TN
    Last Update: 11:11 am EDT Apr 23, 2017
  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  High near 56. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain


    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 11pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 68 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Cloudy


    Low: 47 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny


    High: 78 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear


    Low: 55 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Sunny


    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 76 °F



  • This Afternoon: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 56. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 47. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Monday: A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68. Northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Calm wind.

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

    6 Miles WNW Helenwood TN
     36.46°N 84.67°W (Elev. 1030 ft)

    Visit your local NWS office at: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mrx

     

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