Current Observations

North Daniel Boone Country
Fair and 82 F at Lexington Blue Grass Airport, KY

Fair Winds are from the South at 17.3 gusting to 29.9 MPH (15 gusting to 26 KT). The pressure is 1011.0 mb and the humidity is 60%. The heat index is 84. Last Updated on Jun 18 2021, 7:54 pm EDT.

Central Daniel Boone Country
Fair and 84 F at London, London-Corbin Airport-Magee Field, KY

Fair Winds are South at 9.2 MPH (8 KT). The pressure is 1014.0 mb and the humidity is 53%. The heat index is 86. Last Updated on Jun 18 2021, 7:53 pm EDT.

South Daniel Boone Country
Fair and 83 F at Monticello, Wayne County Airport, KY

Fair Winds are South at 9.2 MPH (8 KT). The pressure is 1014.2 mb and the humidity is 61%. The heat index is 86. Last Updated on Jun 18 2021, 7:56 pm EDT.

Current webcam for Daniel Boone Country.
Current webcam: Enlarge

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: 1:15am Sat, Jun 19, 2021 - http://www.outrageGIS.com

Current visible satellite for the Daniel Boone National Forest.

Daniel Boone Visible Satellite

Enlarge

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

Enlarge | Animate | Doppler Radar FAQ from NOAA

Composite doppler radar for Kentucky.
Current regional Radar: Enlarge | Animate

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.
Current Watches & Warnings: Enlarge

Daniel Boone Weather on NOAA's website 

Current surface observations
Current Surface Weather Observations: Enlarge

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. 

Daniel Boone Country radar

Enlarge

Red River Gorge Forecast

7-Day Forecast 37.78°N 83.67°W (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: 2 Miles ESE Slade KY
Issued by: National Weather Service Jackson, KY
Last Update: 12:55 am EDT Jun 19, 2021
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming southeast.

    Chance
    T-storms


    Low: 67 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south southwest wind.

    Mostly Sunny



    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms


    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am.  Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Showers



    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers


    High: 72 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear



    Low: 51 °F



  • Overnight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 6 mph becoming southeast.

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers between 11pm and 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind around 6 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south southwest wind.

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Calm wind.

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Monday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 5am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am. Low around 61. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

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

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

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

    Visit your local NWS office at: https://www.weather.gov/jkl

     

    Big South Fork Forecast

    7-Day Forecast 36.46°N 84.67°W (Text-Only)
    NWS Forecast for: 6 Miles WNW Helenwood TN
    Issued by: National Weather Service Morristown, TN
    Last Update: 9:12 pm EDT Jun 18, 2021
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy



    Low: 65 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny



    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms


    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms


    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Showers likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Chance
    Showers


    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Mostly Clear



    Low: 51 °F

  • Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph.

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 5 mph.

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Monday: Showers likely before 8am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8am and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Monday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 76.

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

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

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, 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: https://www.weather.gov/mrx

     

    Friendly Feeds

    Posts from SheltoweeTrace.com
    Veterans Day Hiking 2019
    Author: twostep Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:24 pm (GMT -5) Started on a hike before realizing it was deer season. https://www.youtube.com/watch...
    What happened?
    Author: Elkins45 Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:26 pm (GMT -5)
    Tweets from the STA
    News from the Sheltowee Trace Association about Kentucky's long trail, the Sheltowee Trace.
    Tweets from KyWilderness
    Activities in the great outdoors of Kentucky and beyond, focusing mainly on the Daniel Boone National Forest and the Big South Fork.

    Our Recent Photographs & Maps

    Rough waters

    Rough waters Lake Erie, Cleveland

    Cumberland Gap, ridge and v...

    Cumberland Gap, ridge and valley, and impact crater The interesting physiography of southeastern Kentucky and southw...

    Webcam Animations

    Archive of animations for the Great Smoky Mountains
    Great Smoky animations, updated daily (2015 to present)
    Go Explore!

    Our Favorite Hikes

    Furnace Arch, Sheltowee Trace

    aalCave Run Lake Trail Guide
    Distance: 6 Miles round-trip from trailhead
    Difficulty: ++
    Scenic Views: +++
    Elevation Relief: 500ft ^
    Ownership: Daniel Boone NF, USFS

    Sheltowee Trace North Trail Map

    Hiker Hiker Hiker

    Imagine the scene around Clear Creek Iron Furnace in the 1830’s, the trailhead for this hike...

    Maps and Weather

    New images and data from GO...
    Visit the page to view and download imagery

    Over Christmas break, it was time to automate collecting and displaying the incredibly detailed imagery from the GOES-16 Advanced Baseline Imager. A problem that plagued previous efforts was not accessing the raw data, a netCDF formatted file for the...

    Our Clients' Maps

    Johnson Highway Day Map
    Click to open map

    Click to open map

    On September 20, 2014 a downtown Lexington neighborhood hosted a block party and potluck. Raffles were held, which indeed included some outrageGIS mapping hiking maps. This map is entirely custom and shows only sidewalks and the location of the block party. The map layers two di...