Bill Becomes Tropical Depression
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA - UPDATE: Bill has dissipated into a Tropical Depression as it moves northward through Texas. It is bringing heavy rain to Dallas/Fort Worth Wednesday morning. The circulation with Bill will still be a trackable system as it moves through the Ozarks and eventually the Ohio Valley by this weekend spreading heavy rain along it's path. It will however have no impact on Eastern North Carolina.
The second storm of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season formed Monday in the western Gulf of Mexico.
Tropical Storm Bill produced 60 mph winds in the afternoon on Tuesday. Bill moved ashore between Corpus Christi, TX and Houston, TX around midday. We have been tracking the clouds that eventually became the Tropical Storm.
Bill has been a short lived storm and will weaken with the movement into eastern Texas.
Eastern Texas and Oklahoma is expecting 4" to 8" of rain, with some isolated spots getting up to a foot. These areas haven't recovered from the flooding a couple of weeks ago.
Western Arkansas and southern Missouri could see 3" to 6" of rain. The track will take Bill's remnants just south of St. Louis, by Friday night.
The track will then take the remnant low into the Ohio Valley and then into the northeast.
Bill is no threat to Eastern North Carolina, but its remnants will continue to produce heavy rain the next couple days.