Woodward twister: April 12, 2013 - Photo Gallery 21/23

Matt Lehenbauer, Emergency Management Director for Woodward County and the City of Woodward, looks at one of the city's new warning sirens on the east side of the town. The city of Woodward has replaced its old sirens with new ones, featuring a modern and updated audible warning system, with battery-powered backup energy source. 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.