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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • 'No sign of life': Death toll rises to 4 in Washington mudslide

    ARLINGTON, Wash. - At least four people were confirmed dead in a northwestern Washington mudslide Sunday as rescuers reported "no signs of life" amid the destruction. About 18 others remained unaccounted for. More victims may have been claimed when a...
  • Sounds of life heard from Washington state mudslide debris

    Rescuers searching a Washington state community devastated by a deadly mudslide said Saturday night that they had heard signs of life coming from the debris and would continue searching even as the danger of flooding rose. “We’ll be here all...
  • After deadly mudslide, flood warning in Washington

    Authorities and residents along a tree-lined river north of Seattle were bracing for flooding Saturday night after a massive mudslide in the morning killed at least three people, leveled at least six homes and left a muddy mix of debris in the river...
  • Washington mudslide pulls homes across river, killing at least three

    A powerful mudslide north of Seattle spilled the splintered remains of at least six houses across a river and onto a rural highway Saturday morning, killing at least three people and injuring several others. Authorities said at least seven adults and...
  • Mudslide drops house onto Washington highway, injuring at least five

    A mudslide north of Seattle carried a house onto a highway Saturday morning, injuring at least five people and leaving an unknown number unaccounted for. The injuries were not life-threatening, Snohomish County sheriff’s Lt. Rodney Rochon told the...
  • Minor flooding reported in weekend downpour

    Minor flooding reported in weekend downpour
    La CaƱada’s foothill areas held their ground this weekend through a series of massive rainstorms that brought inches of rain to a previously parched landscape. Local officials returning to work on Monday reported all seemed to be well, adding that...
  • Heavy rains are expected to end L.A.'s long dry spell

    Heavy rains are expected to end L.A.'s long dry spell
    It's poor form to complain about rain, even a whole lot of it, when you really need it. So Southern Californians will just have to grin and bear it beginning Wednesday night when the first of two major storms is forecast to move into the region. The...
  • L.A. winter storms: Officials prepare for mudslides, debris flows

    L.A. winter storms: Officials prepare for mudslides, debris flows
    Glendora officials are bracing for possible mudslides and debris flows from the Colby fire burn area as two much-needed winter storms are expected to douse the region with rain Wednesday through Friday. "We're definitely concerned about that," Scott...
  • Conditions were too dangerous to save mountain biker, officials say

    Conditions were too dangerous to save mountain biker, officials say
    When his body was discovered, 34-year-old Andres Marin was still sitting on his light blue mountain bike, leaning against the side of a hill in the Cleveland National Forest. He had his helmet on and his binoculars were around his neck; his hands were...
  • Unusually dangerous avalanche season in Colorado; 2 more deaths

    Unusually dangerous avalanche season in Colorado; 2 more deaths
    Two more skiers have been killed by a large avalanche, this one in Colorado, bringing to 15 the number of fatalities nationwide this season. The bodies of Justin Lentz, 32, and Jarrad law, 34, both of Portage, Wis., were recovered Sunday afternoon...
  • Woman dies after Montana home crushed by 1,800-foot-long avalanche

    On Friday, Michel Colville was in her Missoula, Mont., home near the recreational area of Mt. Jumbo. It was 4 p.m. when a mountain of snow raced down the hill at more than 120 mph, smashing her home and sending her, her husband and an unrelated child...
  • More thunderstorms make their way across Southland

    More thunderstorms make their way across Southland
    A new round of thunderstorms moved into the Southern California region early Saturday afternoon, snarling traffic, threatening mudslides and opening a large sinkhole on a busy Los Angeles street. The heavy band of rain was expected to drench coastal and...