Current Observations

North Daniel Boone Country
Thunderstorm in Vicinity Light Rain and 73 F at Lexington Blue Grass Airport, KY

Winds are Southwest at 4.6 MPH (4 KT). The pressure is 1019.2 mb and the humidity is 87%. Last Updated on Aug 10 2022, 3:54 pm EDT.

Central Daniel Boone Country
A Few Clouds and 76 F at London, London-Corbin Airport-Magee Field, KY

A Few Clouds Winds are Calm. The pressure is 1018.8 mb and the humidity is 85%. Last Updated on Aug 10 2022, 3:53 pm EDT.

South Daniel Boone Country
Thunderstorm in Vicinity and 77 F at Monticello, Wayne County Airport, KY

Thunderstorm in Vicinity Winds are from the Southwest at 12.7 gusting to 27.6 MPH (11 gusting to 24 KT). The pressure is 1020.1 mb and the humidity is 85%. Last Updated on Aug 10 2022, 3:56 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: 11:14 pm EDT Aug 10, 2022
  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am.  Patchy fog.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 69. Light west wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog


    Low: 69 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 80 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers



    Low: 63 °F



  • Overnight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 69. Light west wind.

    Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 80. North northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind becoming northeast around 6 mph after midnight.

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 6 mph.

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Calm wind.

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

    Sunday: A slight chance of showers between 9am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Sunday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 81.

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

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    Tuesday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

    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: 1:10 am EDT Aug 11, 2022
  • Overnight

    Overnight: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

    Patchy Fog


    Low: 66 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog

    High: 82 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Mostly Clear


    Low: 54 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind.

    Sunny


    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy


    Low: 57 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Mostly Sunny


    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Partly Cloudy


    Low: 63 °F



  • Overnight: Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Calm wind.

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Calm wind. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Thursday Night: Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 61. Calm wind.

    Friday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 80. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind.

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. Calm wind.

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Monday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

    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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