Person struck by lightning in Burke County

This is Maureen O'Boyle here in the WBTV Newsroom where we are tracking severe weather.

Burke County EMS confirms they are transporting a lightning strike victim to the hospital.  The person was at the Steele Creek Park Campgrounds when it happened. These storms are widespread.  Our Chief Meteorologist Eric Thomas is busy this afternoon tracking the severe weather.  The latest in your First Alert forecast at five!

We're also following breaking news out of York County. Police are on the scene of a double shooting on Regal Road in Clover.  This is a developing story with new details coming in every hour.

If you're yard looks like it's been thru the ringer, you're not alone.  Triple digit temperatures have taken a toll on plants.  We're on your side with what can be done to save them!

Please stay safe and join Eric Thomas, Paul Cameron and me for WBTV News at five!