Current Observations

North Daniel Boone Country
Partly Cloudy and 32 F at Lexington Blue Grass Airport, KY

Partly Cloudy Winds are from the Northwest at 18.4 gusting to 32.2 MPH (16 gusting to 28 KT). The pressure is 1014.6 mb and the humidity is 36%. The wind chill is 20. Last Updated on Dec 12 2017, 2:54 pm EST.

Central Daniel Boone Country
Partly Cloudy and 36 F at London, London-Corbin Airport-Magee Field, KY

Partly Cloudy Winds are from the West at 17.3 gusting to 27.6 MPH (15 gusting to 24 KT). The pressure is 1013.0 mb and the humidity is 37%. The wind chill is 26. Last Updated on Dec 12 2017, 2:53 pm EST.

South Daniel Boone Country
A Few Clouds and 37 F at Monticello, Wayne County Airport, KY

A Few Clouds Winds are from the Northwest at 17.3 gusting to 27.6 MPH (15 gusting to 24 KT). The pressure is 1017.9 mb and the humidity is 44%. The wind chill is 27. Last Updated on Dec 12 2017, 2:56 pm 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: 6:30pm Tue, Dec 12, 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: 4:14 pm EST Dec 12, 2017
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Partly Cloudy



    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Light southwest wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Partly Sunny



    High: 40 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of flurries before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Chance
    Flurries


    High: 36 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Light north wind.

    Mostly Cloudy



    Low: 22 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of flurries after noon.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Chance
    Flurries


    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of flurries before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Chance
    Flurries


    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Sunny



    High: 46 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.

    Mostly Clear



    Low: 32 °F



  • Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Light southwest wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Thursday: A chance of flurries before 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Light north wind.

    Friday: A chance of flurries after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.

    Friday Night: A chance of flurries before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 46.

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 32.

    Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 51.

    Sunday Night: Rain and snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Monday: A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Monday Night: A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Tuesday: A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    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: 3:16 pm EST Dec 12, 2017
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 19 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 45 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 30 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 23 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Sunny

    High: 49 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 31 °F



  • Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. North wind around 5 mph.

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 39.

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 49.

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.

    Sunday: A chance of snow between 8am and 10am, then a chance of rain after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.

    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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