PHOTOS: Tornado damage widespread in Round Rock, Hutto

A semi truck overturned at Hwy. 79 and SH 130 in Hutto. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)
A semi truck overturned at Hwy. 79 and SH 130 in Hutto. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

A semi truck overturned at Hwy. 79 and SH 130 in Hutto. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Bank of America (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Bank of America (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Several food trucks were destroyed at Eli's Roadside Market in Round Rock. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Bank of America (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Chili's (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Roadside damage (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Bank of America (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Automobiles damaged in Round Rock (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Roadside damage in Williamson County (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Bank of America (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Vehicular damage in Round Rock (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Bank of America (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Leslie's Pool Supplies in The Boardwalk shopping center in Round Rock
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Damage occurred in the parking lot of The Boardwalk shopping center in Round Rock.
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Vehicular damage in Round Rock (Haley Grace/Community Impact Newspaper)
Several tornados ripped through Central Texas during a severe weather event Monday, March 21.

Some of the worst destruction occurred in Round Rock, where multiple businesses, homes, vehicles and other structures were damaged or completely destroyed.


Locations in Round Rock where substantial damage occurred included the Chili's restaurant and the Bank of America locations at the Boardwalk shopping center off of I-35 frontage road, as well as SH 45 and I-35 interchange. Also hit hard was Eli's Roadside Market off of Hwy. 79 in northeast Round Rock.

Tornado destruction also swept through the Hutto area, though the amount of damage done in that area is not clear at this time.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.