VIDEO: Bill nearing landfall in Matagorda County

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Some residents who live by the beach have lost their access to power and water. Others say their service has already been restored (KTRK)

Tropical Storm Bill is really bearing down on Matagorda County.

ABC-13 reporter Pooja Lodhia says she had to move locations early this morning due to rising water. Now, she's battling increasing winds at Jerry Park.

County officials say the water in that location is about 7 to 10 feet higher than normal. There are no plans to force anyone to evacuate, but officials advise residents to stay home if it all possible.
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