Local experts worried about Alex hitting Gulf oil spill

As tropical storm Alex is gaining strength, local experts are worried what it might do to the oil spilling in the Gulf of Mexico.

"The problem is we don't know where all the oil has gone in the gulf," said Texas Tech Environmental Director Ron Kendall. That's because the majority of the oil is hidden under the surface. "We don't know where it's going to come up, and we don't know where it's going to end up on the beaches particularly on the Texas coast," said Kendall

The millions of gallons of oil mixed with hurricane strength winds and waves will spread the oil even more causing contamination in new places and the Texas Coast is in danger.

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