MERCER COUNTY, N.J. (WABC) — After severe storms damaged parts of Mercer County, the National Weather Service will determine if a tornado caused the destruction.

Cleaning and repairs will continue on Wednesday. Although many residents say the storm looked and felt like a tornado, the National Weather Service has a decision to make.

They are going to send a team to Mercer County to look at the damage and videos taken by local residents.

Some footage shows interesting cloud formations and water runoff that formed during the storm.

On Tuesday, trees were uprooted, roofs were demolished and peeled off, cars were damaged.

About 29 units in Lawrence Square Village were damaged. From 75 to 100 residents were relocated, about 300 people were left without electricity.

Emergency services, the Red Cross and the Office of Emergency Management came to the rescue.

Although the storm took the area by surprise, no injuries were reported.

“It got tired and then it started, I’ve never seen the wind blow like this,” West Windsor resident Marilyn Anderson said.

Residents told how their roof was blown off and how they felt looking at the area in disarray.

“We’ve been here for years in this area and we’ve never seen anything like this,” West Windsor resident Mark Grasselli said.

If the National Weather Service determines it was a tornado, it will be the state’s first since 1999.

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