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Hurricane Alex: Mexico and U.S. Braced

The first hurricane of the season is called Alex. It is classified as Category 1 and its winds record 120 km / h. Not very powerful, but it has something more sinister that previous hurricanes had not: the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico and it is precisely in this reg…

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Alex Blows into Hurricane Strength in Gulf

Alex has become the first hurricane of the Atlantic season and is churning through the western Gulf, taking aim at the Mexico-Texas border and far away from the massive oil spill.

Alex had maximum sustained winds at 75 mph (120 kph) late Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center says the Category…

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Tropical Depression Alex moves into southwestern Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Depression Alex moved into the Gulf of Mexico Sunday after weakening as it swirled across Belize and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, dumping rains that left at least four people dead across the region.

Alex is expected to regain strength in the coming days as it moves over warmer waters in t…

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