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.READ MORE: Butler County Leaders Announce Plan To Address Flooding Concerns In Communities
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.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Is The 18th Safest City For Bicyclists, Report Says
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.
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