Weather Alert: Wet start with heavy downpours; Deadly shooting in Lancaster, SC; Bad meat halts fundraiser's 25th year

Good Friday morning! It's March 9. This is Christine Nelson with your first look at the stories we're covering when you turn on WBTV News This Morning at 4:30 a.m.

The rain is coming down steady in the 4 a.m. hour. By the time you're ready to head out the door for work or school the roads will still be wet. Some of you will be seeing heavy downpours. Meteorologist Al Conklin has the most reliable First Alert weather forecast to get you out the door.

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly shooting that happened overnight. As I'm typing this email we're continuing to make calls and work our contacts to get more details on what happened. We'll have the latest information on the air.'s a fundraiser for a volunteer fire department that is in its 25th year. But the grill won't get fired up today because of bad meat! WBTV's Cam Man Ron Lee found out what happened.

Stay through our 6 a.m. hour for all new stories. We'll see you on the air!