This is a Google Earth view of the area along SR 530 before the mudslide came down late Saturday morning. The view is looking north. The slide moved from the forested area north of the Stillaquamish River, crossed the river and into the developed area all the way to the road.
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With at least 18 people still missing and hundreds waiting to hear about the fate of loved ones in a mile-wide mudslide, Snohomish County Executive John Lovick said rescuers haven't reported hearing any voices from the slide area since Saturday night.