By Brenda Waters

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) – Some areas have gotten up to one foot of snow in the Laurel Highlands as a result of Superstorm Sandy.

Less than 50 miles from Pittsburgh, white snow blanketing everything has created a winter wonderland.

People were outside shoveling snow and many are still without power.

Residents say they haven’t seen anything like the recent snow in many years.

The fact that there are still leaves on some of the trees has caused problems for utility workers.

The weight of the leaves and snow, combined with the slushy ground, is causing trees to fall over — into utility lines.

When asked if the worst is over, utility workers say no, they expect the trees to continue to topple over.

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