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Flooding may slow search at Washington mudslide site; 29 dead

Benton County Fire District 1 Assistant Chief Jack Coats, serving as a task force leader, looks on as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Benton County Fire District 1 Assistant Chief Jack Coats, serving as a task force leader, looks on as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Benton County Fire District 1 Assistant Chief Jack Coats, serving as a task force leader, looks on as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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Benton County Fire District 1 Assistant Chief Jack Coats, serving as a task force leader, makes his way up a road on as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Benton County Fire District 1 Assistant Chief Jack Coats, serving as a task force leader, makes his way up a road on as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014....more

Benton County Fire District 1 Assistant Chief Jack Coats, serving as a task force leader, makes his way up a road on as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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A worker looks on as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

A worker looks on as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

A worker looks on as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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Workers carry shovels as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Workers carry shovels as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Workers carry shovels as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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An excavator is used as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

An excavator is used as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

An excavator is used as search work continues in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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Vehicles are pictured in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Vehicles are pictured in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Vehicles are pictured in the mud and debris from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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Debris is pictured from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Debris is pictured from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Debris is pictured from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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A flag flies at half staff as workers look out over the mud and debris as search work continues from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

A flag flies at half staff as workers look out over the mud and debris as search work continues from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

A flag flies at half staff as workers look out over the mud and debris as search work continues from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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A flag flies at half staff as workers look out over the mud and debris as search work continues from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

A flag flies at half staff as workers look out over the mud and debris as search work continues from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

A flag flies at half staff as workers look out over the mud and debris as search work continues from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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A flag is pictured at half staff in the foreground of a collapsed hillside from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

A flag is pictured at half staff in the foreground of a collapsed hillside from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

A flag is pictured at half staff in the foreground of a collapsed hillside from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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Workers look out over the mud and debris as search work continues from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Workers look out over the mud and debris as search work continues from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Workers look out over the mud and debris as search work continues from a massive mudslide that struck Oso near Darrington, Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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Insurance documents are seen in debris left by a mudslide in Oso, Washington, April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Max Whittaker

Insurance documents are seen in debris left by a mudslide in Oso, Washington, April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Max Whittaker

Insurance documents are seen in debris left by a mudslide in Oso, Washington, April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Max Whittaker
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