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Download Speed Issues - USGS

July 24, 2020

USGS download speeds have been very slow over the past week or so.  USGS has scheduled server maintenance this weekend and hopefully this will improve the speeds.

(This does NOT impact KY or TN DEM downloads)

Recommend using Quick Terrain Download tool instead of USGS LIDAR Tool until speed improves.

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