Current Observations

North Daniel Boone Country
Fair and 20 F at Lexington Blue Grass Airport, KY

Fair Winds are East at 4.6 MPH (4 KT). The pressure is 1034.5 mb and the humidity is 60%. The wind chill is 13. Last Updated on Feb 4 2023, 1:54 am EST.

Central Daniel Boone Country
Fair and 19 F at London, London-Corbin Airport-Magee Field, KY

Fair Winds are Calm. The pressure is 1034.1 mb and the humidity is 84%. Last Updated on Feb 4 2023, 1:53 am EST.

South Daniel Boone Country
Fair and 15 F at Monticello, Wayne County Airport, KY

Fair Winds are Calm. The pressure is 1035.2 mb and the humidity is 80%. Last Updated on Feb 4 2023, 12:56 am EST.

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: 6:00am Sat, Feb 04, 2023 - 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. 

Daniel Boone Country radar

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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: 4:42 am EST Feb 4, 2023
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 47. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 47 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 62 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Chance Rain

    High: 59 °F

  • Today: Sunny, with a high near 47. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 16 mph.

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. South southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 17 mph.

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Light and variable wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy.

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.

    Wednesday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

    Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 50.

    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: 2:52 am EST Feb 4, 2023
  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny



    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy



    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny



    High: 55 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy



    Low: 33 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny



    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy



    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny



    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Chance
    Showers


    High: 61 °F

  • Today: Sunny, with a high near 50. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west after midnight.

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 47.

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Wednesday Night: Showers likely, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61.

    Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54.

    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

     

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