The highest rainfall totals reported in the National Weather Service-Newport coverage area were in Lenoir and Pitt counties which had reports of more than 9 inches of rain.
The National Weather Service office in Newport has released rainfall totals observed around Eastern North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew as of 9 a.m. Sunday.
In Onslow County, the inland areas received the most rainfall, according to observations collected for the NWS from a variety of sources.
Richlands saw the highest amount of rainfall, with 6.63 inches reported at Albert J. Ellis airport. Rainfall reported from five sites around the Jacksonville area ranged from 4.5 inches to 5.26 inches.
Coastal communities saw the least rainfall, with observations in Swansboro ranging from 2.98 inches to 3.23 inches.
Rainfall amounts in neighboring Carteret County ranged from 1.19 inches in Indian Beach on Bogue Banks to 3.98 inches in Beaufort.
The only report in Duplin County was for 5.8 inches. There were no reports from Jones County.
The highest rainfall totals reported in the office’s coverage area were in Lenoir and Pitt counties which had reports of more than 9 inches of rain.