Tropical Storm Bill made landfall in waterlogged Texas late Tuesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The storm, packing heavy rains and punishing winds, hit Matagorda Island, near Corpus Christie on the Texas coast at 11:55 a.m. (12:55 p.m. ET), according to the National Hurricane Service.
Coastal flooding was already reported Tuesday morning, prompting officials in Galveston County, to order a voluntary evacuation for the Bolivar Peninsula about 50 miles south of Houston.
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