Snohomish County

In this handout from Washington State Department of Transportation, an aerial view of a breach where water from the Stillaguamish River begins to move through the dam created March 23, 2014 between Darrington and Arlington, Wash. (credit: Washington State Dept of Transportation via Getty Images)

Death Toll From Mudslide Expected To Increase As Crews Continue To Search

First there was a “whoosh.” Elaine Young said she thought it might be a chimney fire, a rush of air that lasted about 45 seconds. But when she stepped outside there was ominous silence. Something felt very, very wrong.

03/25/2014

(Photo by Washington State Patrol via Getty Images)

18, 108, 176? How Many Are Really Missing From Landslide?

The changing figure has added to the confusion of a rescue and recovery operation that has involved aircraft, heavy equipment, trained search crews, and desperate friends and family using chain saws and their bare hands to pick through the debris.

CBS Seattle–03/25/2014

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASHINGTON - MARCH 23: In this handout from Washington State Dept of Transportation, an aerial view of the hill that originated the mudslide March 23, 2014 between Darrington and Arlington, Washington. Eight people have been confirmed dead and at least 18 others are still missing after a massive mudslide leveled homes and blocked a river and a road. (Photo by Washington State Dept of Transportation via Getty Images)

Landslide Resources And Helping Victims

A list of resources for victims of the slide and information if you want to help out.

CBS Seattle–03/24/2014

POOL PHOTO A house is seen destroyed in the mud on Highway 530 next to mile marker 37 on Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near mile marker 37 near Oso, Washington. At least six homes have been washed away, with three people reported dead so far and at least eighteen missing. The nearby Stillaguamish River has been dammed up by 15-20 feet of debris as a result, creating more flooding concerns, as reported by KING 5 via the state hydrologist. OUTS: SEATTLE OUT, USA TODAY OUT, MAGAZINES OUT, SALES OUT. MANDATORY CREDIT TO: LINDSEY WASSON / THE SEATTLE TIMES.

Scenes From The Deadly Mudslide

Images of just some of the devastation in Snohomish County.

03/24/2014

Governor Jay Inslee talks privately with two residents personally affected by the mudslide (Getty Images)

Voices Crying For Help Stop In Mudslide

Voices of people crying for help in the wreckage of a deadly Washington state mudslide have stopped, and hopes of finding any more survivors waned as searchers pulled more bodies from the tangled debris field and crews worked through the night into Monday.

CBS Seattle–03/24/2014

(Photo by Washington State Patrol via Getty Images)

Blocked Stillaguamish River Water Trickling Through Mud Wall

Authorities said Sunday that water that built up behind a massive deadly mudslide in Washington state is trickling downstream, but they’re not alarmed by it.

03/23/2014

Washington State Department of Transportation geologists inspect a mudslide. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Officials: 18 Missing In Washington Mudslide

Eighteen people were unaccounted for a day after a terrifying wall of mud and debris destroyed as many as 30 homes in rural northwestern Washington state and killed at least four people, authorities said Sunday.

CBS Seattle–03/23/2014

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Sheriff: 3 Killed In Massive Mudslide North Of Seattle

Massive slide of mud, trees and rocks destroyed six houses in rural Washington.

CBS Seattle–03/22/2014

(Photo by: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Heavy Rains Fall, Flood Watch Set For Western WA

The National Weather Service has issued flood watch for Western Washington as heavy rain soaks the region Thursday.

CBS Seattle–09/05/2013

(Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

4 Indicted, Charged With Gun Trafficking In Snohomish County

A federal grand jury in Seattle has indicted four previously convicted felons on charges they sold or conspired to sell dozens of weapons to an undercover agent in Snohomish County.

CBS Seattle–07/10/2013

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