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Washington state mudslide aftermath

Parts of Washington state were devastated by mudslide. The search for survivors continues.

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A woman holds family photos pulled from the rubble at the site of Saturday's fatal mudslide near Oso, Wash., Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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Rescue personnel pack up and get ready to head out at the Darrington Fire District 24 Station, in Darrington, Wash., on Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure likely would decline dramatically. The size of the list raised concerns the death toll would rise far above the eight people who have been confirmed dead after the 1-square-mile slide Saturday swept through a small rural community located 55 miles northeast of Seattle. The slide critically injured several people, wiped out dozens of homes and blocked a 1-mile stretch of state highway. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam) SEATTLE OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGS OUT; TELEVISION OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT TO BOTH THE SEATTLE TIMES AND THE PHOTOGRAPHER

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A helicopter flies low over the mudslide effected area Sunday, March 23, 2014 in Oso, Wash. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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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. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Lindsey Wasson, Pool)

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Water and mud back up on the east side of Saturday's fatal mudslide near Oso, Wash., Sunday March 23, 2014. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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A helicopter flies low over the mudslide effected area Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Oso, Wash. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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Waters from the backed up Stillaguamish River flow over structures on the Darrington side of the slide Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Oso, Wash. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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Danielle Rivera, get her equipment ready before heading out at the Darrington Fire District 24 Station in Darrington, Wash., on Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure likely would decline dramatically. The size of the list raised concerns the death toll would rise far above the eight people who have been confirmed dead after the 1-square-mile slide Saturday swept through a small rural community located 55 miles northeast of Seattle. The slide critically injured several people, wiped out dozens of homes and blocked a 1-mile stretch of state highway. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam) SEATTLE OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGS OUT; TELEVISION OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT TO BOTH THE SEATTLE TIMES AND THE PHOTOGRAPHER

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Snohomish County Executive John Lovick wipes his eyes as he listens during a news conference about a deadly mudslide that happened two days earlier, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors of the deadly mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically. The size of the list raised concerns the death toll would rise far above the eight people who have been confirmed dead after the 1-square-mile (2.6-square-kilometer) slide Saturday swept through part of a former fishing village about 55 miles (80 miles) northeast of Seattle. Several people also were critically injured. About 30 homes were destroyed, and the debris blocked a 1-mile (1.6 kilometer) stretch of state highway. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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A demolished house sits in the mud on Highway 530, Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near Oso, Wash. The slide of mud, trees and rocks happened about 11 a.m. Saturday morning. Several people - including an infant - were critically injured and at least six houses were destroyed. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Lindsey Wasson, Pool)

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Brian Anderson, left, and Coby Young search through the wreckage of a home belonging to the Kuntz family Sunday, March 23, 2014, near Oso, Wash. The entire Kuntz family was at a baseball game Saturday morning when a fatal mudslide swept through the area. The family returned Sunday to search through what remained. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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Steve Skaglund walks across the rubble on the east side of Saturday's fatal mudslide near Oso, Wash., Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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This March 23, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday's mudslide in Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Washington State Dept of Transportation)

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Allen Johnson, center, Arlington City Manager, stands with city council member Jan Schuette, left, and former council member Linda Byrnes after listening in on a news conference about a deadly mudslide Monday, March 24, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors of the deadly mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically. The size of the list raised concerns the death toll would rise far above the eight people who have been confirmed dead after the 1-square-mile (2.6-square-kilometer) slide Saturday swept through part of a former fishing village about 55 miles (80 miles) northeast of Seattle. Several people also were critically injured. About 30 homes were destroyed, and the debris blocked a 1-mile (1.6 kilometer) stretch of state highway. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Twenty-three year Oso, Wash. resident Mark Headrick declined to evacuate his home on the banks of the Stillaguamish River Sunday, March 23, 2014, near Oso, Wash. Authorities say more than 18 people are unaccounted for after a massive mudslide killed at least four people and destroyed 30 homes, forcing evacuations from fears of the Stillaguamish River flooding. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Jordan Stead)

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Authorities block a road leading to the scene of a deadly mudslide Monday morning, March 24, 2014, near Oso, Wash. The search for survivors of the deadly mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically. The size of the list raised concerns the death toll would rise far above the eight people who have been confirmed dead after the 1-square-mile (2.6-square-kilometer) slide Saturday swept through part of a former fishing village about 55 miles (80 miles) northeast of Seattle. Several people also were critically injured. About 30 homes were destroyed, and the debris blocked a 1-mile (1.6 kilometer) stretch of state highway. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Snohomish County Fire District 21/22 Chief Travis Hot speaks during a news conference about a deadly mudslide that happened two days earlier, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. Officials said that there are currently 108 names of people who have been reported missing or are unaccounted for from the Saturday morning slide, but cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically. Eight people are so far confirmed dead from the one-square mile slide that destroyed about 30 homes and critically injured several people. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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This March 23, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday's mudslide near Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Washington State Dept of Transportation)

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A news person photographs a map showing the location of a deadly mudslide that happened two days earlier, before a news conference, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. Officials said that there are currently 108 names of people who have been reported missing or are unaccounted for from the Saturday morning slide, but cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically. Eight people are so far confirmed dead from the one-square mile slide that destroyed about 30 homes and critically injured several people. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Residents watch as debris comes down the Stillaguamish River from the Whitman Road bridge east of Oso Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo /The Herald, Mark Mulligan)

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This March 23, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday's mudslide near Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Washington State Dept of Transportation)

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This March 23, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday's mudslide near Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Washington State Dept of Transportation)

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Jason Anderson searches through rubble for bodies on Cory Kuntz's property near Highway 530 Sunday, March 23, 2014. The Kuntz family had gone to a baseball game Saturday morning when the fatal slide swept through the area.(AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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A flag sits atop what was Cory Kuntz and family's home Sunday, March 23, 2014. The family was at a baseball game Saturday morning when the fatal mudslide swept through the area, destroying everything on their property. The area where the land broke away is seen in the background. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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Trees remain Sunday afternoon where earth broke away in a fatal mudslide Saturday near Oso, Wash., Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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This March 23, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday's mudslide in Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Washington State Dept of Transportation)

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A wide aerial view shows the extensive damage of the landslide after taking out a chunk of earth from the side of the hill facing the Stillaguamish River, and down into the State Route 530, on the left, between the cities of Arlington and Darrington, on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Search and rescue operations are underway for survivors. (AP Photo/ The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam )

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Before and after images of the mudslide area in Washington. (Via Twitter)

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An intact house sits at left at the edge of the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people and left dozens missing is shown in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Rescue workers remove one of a number of bodies from the wreckage of homes destroyed by a mudslide near Oso, Wash., Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 14. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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Volunteers with chainsaws cross a small creek as they head to the scene of a deadly mudslide Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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This aerial photo taken Monday, March 24, 2014 shows the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people Saturday and left dozens missing, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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A flag sticks out of a hole in a demolished home near where a deadly mudslide from the hill behind that happened several days earlier ended, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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A pickup truck flying a flag drives past a sign thanking emergency workers Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Darrington, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in a 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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A search and rescue worker clears debris from a house Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Thick, oozing mud is cleared from Washington Highway 530 by workers using heavy equipment, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck the area Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing, near Arlington, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Workers using heavy equipment work to clear debris Tuesday, March 25, 2014, from Washington Highway 530 on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash., Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Shelby Stafford, 14, and Hailey Hudson, 17, hold a banner they made at Darrington High School in the wake of Saturday's mudslide in Snohomish County, near Oso, Wash on Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 14. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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Rachel Bailey checks a map of the Oso mudslide area at the Darrington IGA market Monday, March 24, 2014, in Darrington, Wash. Friends of Bailey are still missing from the mudslide. (AP Photo /The Herald, Sofia Jaramillo)

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A rescue worker is lowered from a helicopter, right, near Oso, Wash, Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 14. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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Iraq War veteran and local Little League coach Matt Pater, 32, creates a bridge to check a floating section of a home in a field of debris following Saturday's destructive mudslide, near Oso Wash, Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 14. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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Rescue workers remove a body from the wreckage of homes destroyed by Saturday's mudslide near Oso, Wash, on Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 14. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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A search and rescue worker clears debris from a house Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Workers walk through mud as heavy equipment operators work to clear debris Tuesday, March 25, 2014, from Washington Highway 530 on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck the area Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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A searcher steps off of his boat to look through debris following a deadly mudslide, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Jammi Parris, a waitress at the Blue Bird Cafe in downtown Arlington, Wash., paints a yellow ribbon and the words "Hold on to Hope" on the window of the cafe, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in tribute to the victims and people missing after a massive mudslide struck Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing from the communities of Oso, and Darrington, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Jammi Parris, a waitress at the Blue Bird Cafe in downtown Arlington, Wash., paints a yellow ribbon and the words "Hold on to Hope" on the window of the cafe, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in tribute to the victims and people missing after a massive mudslide struck the nearby community of Oso, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Teresa Welter cries as she holds a candle Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at a candlelight vigil in Arlington, Wash., for the victims of a massive mudslide that struck the nearby community of Oso, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Refreshments are served as people gather Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at a candlelight vigil in Arlington, Wash., for the victims of a massive mudslide that struck the nearby community of Oso, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Teri Englert, left, lights a candle with Marv Monty, right, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at a candlelight vigil in Arlington, Wash., for the victims of a massive mudslide that struck the nearby community of Oso, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Jammi Parris, a waitress at the Blue Bird Cafe in downtown Arlington, Wash., paints a yellow ribbon and the words "Hold on to Hope" on the window of the cafe, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in tribute to the victims and people missing after a massive mudslide struck the nearby community of Oso, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Elaine Young holds a Bible that she pulled out of the debris field caused by a massive mudslide on Saturday, above the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River onto Highway 530, as recovery efforts continue near Oso, Wash., on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. A scientist working for the government had warned 15 years ago about the potential for a catastrophic landslide in the community where the collapse of a rain-soaked hillside over the weekend killed at least 14 people and left scores missing. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam) SEATTLE OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGS OUT; TELEVISION OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT TO BOTH THE SEATTLE TIMES AND THE PHOTOGRAPHER

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A mud-caked gas canister is shown, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck the area Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Rescue workers carry an inflatable boat to the flooded area in the debris field caused by the massive mudslide above the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River onto Highway 530, as recovery efforts continue, near Oso, Wash., on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. A scientist working for the government had warned 15 years ago about the potential for a catastrophic landslide in the community where the collapse of a rain-soaked hillside over the weekend killed at least 14 people and left scores missing. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam) SEATTLE OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGS OUT; TELEVISION OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT TO BOTH THE SEATTLE TIMES AND THE PHOTOGRAPHER

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Sonny Blankenship, 18, a senior at Westin High School in Arlington, Wash.,. walks home from the Oso Fire Department after spending the day volunteering in the mudslide area, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Blankenship, who lives across the street from the Oso Fire Department, took the day off from school to sort through debris in the slide area just miles from his home. A massive mudslide struck near Arlington, on Saturday, killing at least 14 people over the weekend and leaving scores more missing. (AP Photo/The Herald, Mark Mulligan)

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A helicopter and waiting ground crew transfer a worker injured working on the mudslide into a waiting ambulance from a Snohomish County helicopter, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, near Oso, Wash. A massive mudslide struck near Arlington, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 14 people over the weekend and leaving scores more missing. (AP Photo/The Herald, Mark Mulligan)

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Derek Stephani, of Federal Way, an electrician, drove up to volunteer to find slide victims in Oso, Wash., Tuesday, March 25, 2014, when he heard the call on the radio. Stephani, who mountaineers and has been helped by search and rescue personnel in an emergency in the past, wanted to come up and do whatever he could to aid the effort. A massive mudslide struck near Arlington, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 14 people over the weekend and leaving scores more missing. (AP Photo/The Herald, Mark Mulligan)

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Thick oozing mud is shown on the shoulder of Washington Highway 530, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash. Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Thick oozing mud and other debris is cleared from Washington Highway 530 by workers using heavy equipment, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash. Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Workers using heavy equipment work to clear debris Tuesday, March 25, 2014, from Washington Highway 530 on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash., Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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A woman holds family photos pulled from the rubble at the site of Saturday's fatal mudslide near Oso, Wash., Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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Rescue personnel pack up and get ready to head out at the Darrington Fire District 24 Station, in Darrington, Wash., on Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure likely would decline dramatically. The size of the list raised concerns the death toll would rise far above the eight people who have been confirmed dead after the 1-square-mile slide Saturday swept through a small rural community located 55 miles northeast of Seattle. The slide critically injured several people, wiped out dozens of homes and blocked a 1-mile stretch of state highway. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam) SEATTLE OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGS OUT; TELEVISION OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT TO BOTH THE SEATTLE TIMES AND THE PHOTOGRAPHER

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A helicopter flies low over the mudslide effected area Sunday, March 23, 2014 in Oso, Wash. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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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. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Lindsey Wasson, Pool)

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Water and mud back up on the east side of Saturday's fatal mudslide near Oso, Wash., Sunday March 23, 2014. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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A helicopter flies low over the mudslide effected area Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Oso, Wash. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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Waters from the backed up Stillaguamish River flow over structures on the Darrington side of the slide Sunday, March 23, 2014, in Oso, Wash. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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Danielle Rivera, get her equipment ready before heading out at the Darrington Fire District 24 Station in Darrington, Wash., on Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure likely would decline dramatically. The size of the list raised concerns the death toll would rise far above the eight people who have been confirmed dead after the 1-square-mile slide Saturday swept through a small rural community located 55 miles northeast of Seattle. The slide critically injured several people, wiped out dozens of homes and blocked a 1-mile stretch of state highway. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam) SEATTLE OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGS OUT; TELEVISION OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT TO BOTH THE SEATTLE TIMES AND THE PHOTOGRAPHER

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Snohomish County Executive John Lovick wipes his eyes as he listens during a news conference about a deadly mudslide that happened two days earlier, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors of the deadly mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically. The size of the list raised concerns the death toll would rise far above the eight people who have been confirmed dead after the 1-square-mile (2.6-square-kilometer) slide Saturday swept through part of a former fishing village about 55 miles (80 miles) northeast of Seattle. Several people also were critically injured. About 30 homes were destroyed, and the debris blocked a 1-mile (1.6 kilometer) stretch of state highway. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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A demolished house sits in the mud on Highway 530, Sunday, March 23, 2014 the day after a giant landslide occurred near Oso, Wash. The slide of mud, trees and rocks happened about 11 a.m. Saturday morning. Several people - including an infant - were critically injured and at least six houses were destroyed. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Lindsey Wasson, Pool)

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Brian Anderson, left, and Coby Young search through the wreckage of a home belonging to the Kuntz family Sunday, March 23, 2014, near Oso, Wash. The entire Kuntz family was at a baseball game Saturday morning when a fatal mudslide swept through the area. The family returned Sunday to search through what remained. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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Steve Skaglund walks across the rubble on the east side of Saturday's fatal mudslide near Oso, Wash., Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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This March 23, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday's mudslide in Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Washington State Dept of Transportation)

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Allen Johnson, center, Arlington City Manager, stands with city council member Jan Schuette, left, and former council member Linda Byrnes after listening in on a news conference about a deadly mudslide Monday, March 24, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors of the deadly mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically. The size of the list raised concerns the death toll would rise far above the eight people who have been confirmed dead after the 1-square-mile (2.6-square-kilometer) slide Saturday swept through part of a former fishing village about 55 miles (80 miles) northeast of Seattle. Several people also were critically injured. About 30 homes were destroyed, and the debris blocked a 1-mile (1.6 kilometer) stretch of state highway. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Twenty-three year Oso, Wash. resident Mark Headrick declined to evacuate his home on the banks of the Stillaguamish River Sunday, March 23, 2014, near Oso, Wash. Authorities say more than 18 people are unaccounted for after a massive mudslide killed at least four people and destroyed 30 homes, forcing evacuations from fears of the Stillaguamish River flooding. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Jordan Stead)

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Authorities block a road leading to the scene of a deadly mudslide Monday morning, March 24, 2014, near Oso, Wash. The search for survivors of the deadly mudslide grew Monday to include 108 names of people who were reported missing or were unaccounted for, but authorities cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically. The size of the list raised concerns the death toll would rise far above the eight people who have been confirmed dead after the 1-square-mile (2.6-square-kilometer) slide Saturday swept through part of a former fishing village about 55 miles (80 miles) northeast of Seattle. Several people also were critically injured. About 30 homes were destroyed, and the debris blocked a 1-mile (1.6 kilometer) stretch of state highway. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Snohomish County Fire District 21/22 Chief Travis Hot speaks during a news conference about a deadly mudslide that happened two days earlier, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. Officials said that there are currently 108 names of people who have been reported missing or are unaccounted for from the Saturday morning slide, but cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically. Eight people are so far confirmed dead from the one-square mile slide that destroyed about 30 homes and critically injured several people. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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This March 23, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday's mudslide near Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Washington State Dept of Transportation)

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A news person photographs a map showing the location of a deadly mudslide that happened two days earlier, before a news conference, Monday, March 24, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. Officials said that there are currently 108 names of people who have been reported missing or are unaccounted for from the Saturday morning slide, but cautioned the figure would likely decline dramatically. Eight people are so far confirmed dead from the one-square mile slide that destroyed about 30 homes and critically injured several people. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Residents watch as debris comes down the Stillaguamish River from the Whitman Road bridge east of Oso Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo /The Herald, Mark Mulligan)

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This March 23, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday's mudslide near Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Washington State Dept of Transportation)

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This March 23, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday's mudslide near Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Washington State Dept of Transportation)

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Jason Anderson searches through rubble for bodies on Cory Kuntz's property near Highway 530 Sunday, March 23, 2014. The Kuntz family had gone to a baseball game Saturday morning when the fatal slide swept through the area.(AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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A flag sits atop what was Cory Kuntz and family's home Sunday, March 23, 2014. The family was at a baseball game Saturday morning when the fatal mudslide swept through the area, destroying everything on their property. The area where the land broke away is seen in the background. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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Trees remain Sunday afternoon where earth broke away in a fatal mudslide Saturday near Oso, Wash., Sunday, March 23, 2014. (AP Photo /The Herald, Genna Martin)

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This March 23, 2014 photo, made available by the Washington State Dept of Transportation shows a view of the damage from Saturday's mudslide in Oso, Wash. At least eight people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and about 30 homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Washington State Dept of Transportation)

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A wide aerial view shows the extensive damage of the landslide after taking out a chunk of earth from the side of the hill facing the Stillaguamish River, and down into the State Route 530, on the left, between the cities of Arlington and Darrington, on Saturday, March 22, 2014. Search and rescue operations are underway for survivors. (AP Photo/ The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam )

Before and after images of the mudslide area in Washington. (Via Twitter)

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An intact house sits at left at the edge of the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people and left dozens missing is shown in this aerial photo, Monday, March 24, 2014, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Rescue workers remove one of a number of bodies from the wreckage of homes destroyed by a mudslide near Oso, Wash., Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 14. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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Volunteers with chainsaws cross a small creek as they head to the scene of a deadly mudslide Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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This aerial photo taken Monday, March 24, 2014 shows the massive mudslide that killed at least eight people Saturday and left dozens missing, near Arlington, Wash. The search for survivors grew Monday, raising fears that the death toll could climb far beyond the eight confirmed fatalities. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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A flag sticks out of a hole in a demolished home near where a deadly mudslide from the hill behind that happened several days earlier ended, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Arlington, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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A pickup truck flying a flag drives past a sign thanking emergency workers Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Darrington, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in a 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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A search and rescue worker clears debris from a house Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Thick, oozing mud is cleared from Washington Highway 530 by workers using heavy equipment, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck the area Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing, near Arlington, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Workers using heavy equipment work to clear debris Tuesday, March 25, 2014, from Washington Highway 530 on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash., Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Shelby Stafford, 14, and Hailey Hudson, 17, hold a banner they made at Darrington High School in the wake of Saturday's mudslide in Snohomish County, near Oso, Wash on Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 14. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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Rachel Bailey checks a map of the Oso mudslide area at the Darrington IGA market Monday, March 24, 2014, in Darrington, Wash. Friends of Bailey are still missing from the mudslide. (AP Photo /The Herald, Sofia Jaramillo)

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A rescue worker is lowered from a helicopter, right, near Oso, Wash, Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 14. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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Iraq War veteran and local Little League coach Matt Pater, 32, creates a bridge to check a floating section of a home in a field of debris following Saturday's destructive mudslide, near Oso Wash, Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 14. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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Rescue workers remove a body from the wreckage of homes destroyed by Saturday's mudslide near Oso, Wash, on Monday, March 24, 2014. The search for survivors of Saturday's deadly mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through the rural community rose to at least 14. (AP Photo/seattlepi.com, Joshua Trujillo)

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A search and rescue worker clears debris from a house Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Workers walk through mud as heavy equipment operators work to clear debris Tuesday, March 25, 2014, from Washington Highway 530 on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck the area Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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A searcher steps off of his boat to look through debris following a deadly mudslide, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. At least 14 people were killed in the 1-square-mile slide that hit in a rural area about 55 miles northeast of Seattle on Saturday. Several people also were critically injured, and homes were destroyed. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

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Jammi Parris, a waitress at the Blue Bird Cafe in downtown Arlington, Wash., paints a yellow ribbon and the words "Hold on to Hope" on the window of the cafe, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in tribute to the victims and people missing after a massive mudslide struck Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing from the communities of Oso, and Darrington, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Jammi Parris, a waitress at the Blue Bird Cafe in downtown Arlington, Wash., paints a yellow ribbon and the words "Hold on to Hope" on the window of the cafe, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in tribute to the victims and people missing after a massive mudslide struck the nearby community of Oso, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Teresa Welter cries as she holds a candle Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at a candlelight vigil in Arlington, Wash., for the victims of a massive mudslide that struck the nearby community of Oso, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Refreshments are served as people gather Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at a candlelight vigil in Arlington, Wash., for the victims of a massive mudslide that struck the nearby community of Oso, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Teri Englert, left, lights a candle with Marv Monty, right, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at a candlelight vigil in Arlington, Wash., for the victims of a massive mudslide that struck the nearby community of Oso, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Jammi Parris, a waitress at the Blue Bird Cafe in downtown Arlington, Wash., paints a yellow ribbon and the words "Hold on to Hope" on the window of the cafe, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in tribute to the victims and people missing after a massive mudslide struck the nearby community of Oso, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 16 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Elaine Young holds a Bible that she pulled out of the debris field caused by a massive mudslide on Saturday, above the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River onto Highway 530, as recovery efforts continue near Oso, Wash., on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. A scientist working for the government had warned 15 years ago about the potential for a catastrophic landslide in the community where the collapse of a rain-soaked hillside over the weekend killed at least 14 people and left scores missing. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam) SEATTLE OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGS OUT; TELEVISION OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT TO BOTH THE SEATTLE TIMES AND THE PHOTOGRAPHER

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A mud-caked gas canister is shown, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck the area Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Rescue workers carry an inflatable boat to the flooded area in the debris field caused by the massive mudslide above the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River onto Highway 530, as recovery efforts continue, near Oso, Wash., on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. A scientist working for the government had warned 15 years ago about the potential for a catastrophic landslide in the community where the collapse of a rain-soaked hillside over the weekend killed at least 14 people and left scores missing. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, Marcus Yam) SEATTLE OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGS OUT; TELEVISION OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT TO BOTH THE SEATTLE TIMES AND THE PHOTOGRAPHER

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Sonny Blankenship, 18, a senior at Westin High School in Arlington, Wash.,. walks home from the Oso Fire Department after spending the day volunteering in the mudslide area, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Blankenship, who lives across the street from the Oso Fire Department, took the day off from school to sort through debris in the slide area just miles from his home. A massive mudslide struck near Arlington, on Saturday, killing at least 14 people over the weekend and leaving scores more missing. (AP Photo/The Herald, Mark Mulligan)

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A helicopter and waiting ground crew transfer a worker injured working on the mudslide into a waiting ambulance from a Snohomish County helicopter, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, near Oso, Wash. A massive mudslide struck near Arlington, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 14 people over the weekend and leaving scores more missing. (AP Photo/The Herald, Mark Mulligan)

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Derek Stephani, of Federal Way, an electrician, drove up to volunteer to find slide victims in Oso, Wash., Tuesday, March 25, 2014, when he heard the call on the radio. Stephani, who mountaineers and has been helped by search and rescue personnel in an emergency in the past, wanted to come up and do whatever he could to aid the effort. A massive mudslide struck near Arlington, Wash., on Saturday, killing at least 14 people over the weekend and leaving scores more missing. (AP Photo/The Herald, Mark Mulligan)

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Thick oozing mud is shown on the shoulder of Washington Highway 530, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash. Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Thick oozing mud and other debris is cleared from Washington Highway 530 by workers using heavy equipment, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash. Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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Workers using heavy equipment work to clear debris Tuesday, March 25, 2014, from Washington Highway 530 on the western edge of the massive mudslide that struck near Arlington, Wash., Saturday, killing at least 14 people and leaving dozens missing. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, Pool)

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