Current Observations

North Daniel Boone Country
Light Rain and 56 F at Lexington Blue Grass Airport, KY

Light Rain Winds are South at 8.1 MPH (7 KT). The pressure is 1015.4 mb and the humidity is 93%. The wind chill is 54. Last Updated on Mar 26 2017, 6:54 am EDT.

Central Daniel Boone Country
Light Rain and 55 F at London, London-Corbin Airport-Magee Field, KY

Light Rain Winds are Calm. The pressure is 1016.0 mb and the humidity is 93%. Last Updated on Mar 26 2017, 6:53 am EDT.

South Daniel Boone Country
Overcast and 58 F at Monticello, Wayne County Airport, KY

Overcast Winds are Northeast at 8.1 MPH (7 KT). The pressure is 1018.6 mb and the humidity is 93%. The wind chill is 56. Last Updated on Mar 26 2017, 6:56 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: 7:00am Sun, Mar 26, 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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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: 3:58 am EDT Mar 26, 2017
  • Today

    Today: Showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm.  High near 71. South wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers then
    Showers
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely


    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 75 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely


    Low: 55 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  High near 70. South southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers



    High: 70 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers


    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Partly Sunny



    High: 66 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Partly Cloudy



    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F



  • Today: Showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. High near 71. South wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Monday: A slight chance of showers between 1pm and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. South wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Tuesday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. High near 70. South southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

    Thursday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Friday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    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: 4:06 am EDT Mar 26, 2017
  • Today

    Today: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  High near 71. South wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 71 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 54 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms


    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

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

    Mostly Cloudy



    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Partly Sunny



    High: 72 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Partly Cloudy



    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

    Chance
    Showers


    High: 72 °F



  • Today: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm. High near 71. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Monday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 8am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

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

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 72.

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72.

    Thursday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Friday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66.

    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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