Current Observations

North Daniel Boone Country
Fair and 78 F at Lexington Blue Grass Airport, KY

Fair Winds are North at 9.2 MPH (8 KT). The pressure is 1021.8 mb and the humidity is 37%. Last Updated on Jun 28 2022, 6:54 pm EDT.

Central Daniel Boone Country
Fair and 78 F at London, London-Corbin Airport-Magee Field, KY

Fair Winds are Northeast at 10.4 MPH (9 KT). The pressure is 1021.1 mb and the humidity is 39%. Last Updated on Jun 28 2022, 6:53 pm EDT.

South Daniel Boone Country
Fair and 77 F at Monticello, Wayne County Airport, KY

Fair Winds are Northeast at 4.6 MPH (4 KT). The pressure is 1021.3 mb and the humidity is 47%. Last Updated on Jun 28 2022, 6:56 pm 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.

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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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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: 1:32 am EDT Jun 29, 2022
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear



    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind.

    Sunny



    High: 86 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 61. Calm wind.

    Clear



    Low: 61 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 91. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Hot



    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear



    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely


    High: 85 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Chance
    T-storms


    Low: 68 °F

  • Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind.

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 61. Calm wind.

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 91. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a chance of showers between 8am and 11am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Friday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Saturday: A chance of showers, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Sunday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86.

    Sunday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 90.

    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: 1:24 am EDT Jun 29, 2022
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy



    Low: 59 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny



    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear



    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms


    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms


    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms


    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 87 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 67 °F

  • Overnight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Calm wind.

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind.

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64. Calm wind.

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 5 mph.

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 5 mph.

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Saturday Night: Rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then rain likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Sunday Night: Rain and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88.

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

    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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