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Tropical Storm Bill makes landfall in already soggy Texas

Tropical Storm Bill makes landfall in already soggy Texas

Carrying heavy rains and winds of 60 miles an hour, Tropical Storm Bill made landfall in Texas on Tuesday and was expected to bring more flooding to the already soggy state. According to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, the storm arrived Tuesday morning in the area of Matagorda County, about 90 miles southwest of Houston. “The center of Tropical Storm Bill ... is inland over Matagorda Island and is moving toward the west near 9 mph,” the center said in its latest bulletin at 1 p.m. local time. “The general motion is expected to continue this afternoon, followed by a turn toward the west-northwest or northwest by tonight.” The National Weather Service says...

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