Videos show people seeking shelter in Walmart, damaged homes near Austin, Texas
There were no reported fatalities, but police said there were several injuries
ROUND ROCK, Texas - A springtime storm system produced several tornadoes across the Lone Star State on Monday, sending people scrambling for shelter and leaving behind trails of destruction.
The severe storms struck Round Rock, Texas, after 5 p.m. CDT when people were out and about and saw the sunny skies turn more ominous.
Shoppers and employees at a Walmart Supercenter saw the storm approach with what appeared to be a tornado and took out their cellphones to capture the sights.
An employee can be heard yelling at his coworkers and shoppers to seek shelter inside the store as the damaging winds moved through.
Damage appeared to be significant in a nearby residential neighborhood where trees were snapped, roofs damaged and an RV was flipped over.
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In addition to damaging buildings, the apparent tornado even crossed Interstate 35 when vehicles were still traveling the major corridor.
First responders said despite the apparent destruction, there were no fatalities but several injuries.
The Round Rock Police Department said late Monday crews were still conducting surveys of the hard-hit areas, but it appeared several homes were either damaged or destroyed.
Officials did open two shelters for victims who were impacted by the storms.
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National Weather Service meteorologists are expected to survey the damage on Tuesday to determine how strong the tornado was.