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View of a fishing boat full of water on a beach after the passage of... News Photo2010 Hurricane Alex,Baseball - Sport,Environmental Issues,Horizontal,Latin America,Matamoros,Matamoros Little League,Mexico,Nature,Nautical Vessel,Tamaulipas State,WaterPhotographer Collection: AFP 2010 AFPView of a fishing boat full of water on a beach after the passage of Hurricane Alex in Bagdad Beach, in Matamoros, Tamaulipas State, on July 1, 2010. Alex, the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, weakened across northeast Mexico as it neared high mountains on Thursday, after disrupting oil clean-up operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Alex was downgraded to a tropical storm after roaring ashore late Wednesday as a Category Two hurricane slightly south of the eastern US-Mexico border. AFP PHOTO/Luis Acosta (Photo credit should read LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)