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A DENSE FOG ADVISORY has been issued for Milam County until 6 AM Wednesday for visibilities of 1/4 mile or less at times.

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Hours Adjusted For West Disaster Recovery Center

Updated: Tuesday, May 7 2013, 06:56 AM CDT

(AP) -- Government officials have changed the hours of a disaster recovery center in a Central Texas town where a fertilizer plant explosion left 14 people dead.
 
   The Federal Emergency Management Agency says starting Wednesday the help center in West will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT daily. FEMA and state agency representatives are operating out of a Pointwest Bank building where the center previously opened at 7 a.m.
 
   Authorities on Monday announced ammonium nitrate at the plant exploded in the fiery April 17 incident but the ignition source remains unclear.
 
   About 200 people were hurt and dozens of structures were damaged or destroyed in West, located about 70 miles south of Fort Worth.

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Hours Adjusted For West Disaster Recovery Center


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