NWS releases total rainfall amounts from TS Bill
The National Weather Service released rainfall amounts in association with Tropical Storm Bill. According to the graphic, Orange, Jasper and Mewton counties received high levels of rain, with those counties seeing localized heavy flooding.
Tropical Storm Bill made landfall at Matagorda Island shortly before noon Tuesday and as of 4:00 am today, remains a tropical depression. The center of the depresison was located 80 miles southeast of Oklahoma City and is moving north-northeast at 10 mph, according to NOAA’s Weather Prediction Center.
As the storm continues moving north, more locally heavy rain and flash flooding will occur across parts of the South. Flood watches are posted from Texas to southern Illinois. TS Bill is forecast to remain a tropical depression until at least Saturday morning.