As of the afternoon of June 16, 2015, Tropical Storm Bill was centered over Matagorda Island on the Gulf of Mexico coast of Texas. The storm was predicted to bring very heavy rainfall to eastern Texas and Oklahoma, further complicating recent wet-weather problems in two states that, prior to May 2015, had experienced serious drought over large areas since 2010. (For more on flooding in Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas in May-June 2015, please see this Grouper link.) Between June 16 and June 19, Bill was expected to turn towards the northeast and bring substantial rainfall to parts of Nebraska, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana.
You can find predictions, advisories, photos, and other information on Tropical Storm Bill–and all other U.S. tropical storms–at the National Hurricane Center’s Web site, http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/.