Oil cleanup workers were evacuated as a feeder band from Tropical Storm Alex causes high winds and lightning around Fourchon Beach, Louisiana, on Tuesday, June 29.
Tropical Storm Alex is seen from space as it closes in on the mainland near the Mexico-Texas border Tuesday.
A containment boom is placed on the beach at Elmer’s Island, Louisiana.
A feeder band from Tropical Storm Alex forces scores of oil cleanup workers to evacuate Fourchon Beach on Tuesday.
Pelicans, some covered in oil, sit on old dock posts off the coast of Pensacola, Florida, on Monday, June 27.
Oil-soaked objects wash up onto the beach near Biloxi, Mississippi, on Monday.
A worker uses a vacuum hose to capture some of the oil washing on to Fourchon Beach from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Monday.
A boat uses a boom and absorbent material to soak up oil on the surface of Cat Bay on Monday near Grand Isle, Louisiana.