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Storms Spawn Tornadoes in South Central Texas

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Severe storms Tuesday spawned tornadoes in parts of Central Texas.

The storms led to several tornado warnings being issued, including Bastrop, Caldwell and Lee counties.

“The minute I shut that door and the windows blew out I didn’t know what was going to happen,” said Karrie McKeown, a resident of Smithville in Bastrop County, told KXAN-TV in nearby Austin. “You could just feel the pressure in the house just breathing.”

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At least two tornadoes have been confirmed by the National Weather Service, KXAN reported, though no one was hurt.

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