A snow plow truck plows and salts a road Sunday in Lake County following snowfall Saturday. | Photo: Lake County Passage

The National Weather Service has released snowfall totals following Saturday’s winter storm and said Lake and McHenry counties saw the most snow out of the Chicago area.

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a winter weather warning for Lake and McHenry counties Saturday afternoon.

The alert said accumulating snow and hazardous travel were expected for the Chicagoland area.

A slow-moving weather system brought multiple bands of heavy snow to far northern Illinois, the NWS said.

Numerous weather-related crashes were reported.

Snow falls Saturday afternoon at Route 45 and Diamond Lake Road in Mundelein. | Photo: Lake County Passage

Snowfall rates of up to one inch per hour were reported. The snow tapered off by early Sunday morning.

The highest snow amounts fell across far northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin, recorded data shows.

The NWS said precipitation expanded across most of northern Illinois Saturday evening into Sunday morning and featured a mix of types, including freezing rain that produced light icing in some spots, making travel hazardous.

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The most snow in Lake County was 7.1 inches north of Volo, the NWS reported.

Seven inches were reported in Lake Forest, 5.2 inches were reported in Buffalo Grove and 6.5 inches were reported in Fox Lake Hills.

“The snow is FINALLY out of the area. Roads are looking much better. Our crews made a full shift change earlier this morning as plows will continue in clean-up mode,” the Lake County Division of Transportation said.

The most snow in McHenry County was 8.3 inches northwest of Woodstock.

Harvard saw 7.1 inches and Algonquin saw 5 inches of snow, the NWS reported. Spring Grove reported 6 inches of snow.