A newly upgraded Hurricane Alex swirled into the Gulf of Mexico early Wednesday, missing the massive oil slick off the coast of Louisiana but headed straight for Mexico and South Texas.
The National Hurricane Center upgraded the tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Tuesday night after wind speeds reached 75 miles per hour.
Alex is the first named hurricane of the year. The hurricane season officially starts June 1, and the storm's early arrival portends a busy season.
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