Woodward twister: April 12, 2013 9/23

Matt Lehenbauer, Emergency Management Director for Woodward County and the City of Woodward, looks the crumpled vanes of this warning siren destroyed in last year's tornado.The cone-shaped vanes project the siren's warning tones in all directions. The city of Woodward has replaced its old sirens with new ones, featuring a modern and updated audible warning system. The siren rests near a county property barn in Woodward. Residents of Woodward, in northwest Oklahoma, observe the first anniversary of a deadly F3 tornado that caused serious damage and killed six people on April 15, 2012. Photo taken Tuesday, April 9, 2013. by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman.