A major emergency during this afternoon storms. A 55-year-old man was struck by lightning in Broward County.
Lightning photographed over Dyer Park in West Palm Beach in 2014.
MARGATE, Fla. (AP) — A man has been taken to a hospital after being struck by lightning in Florida.
Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Rescue Chief Dan Booker tells the SunSentinel the man was struck just before noon Monday outside a condominium complex.
Booker said the man was in serious condition when crews took him to the hospital.
His name hasn't been released.
A series of rainstorms began moving across much of South Florida on Monday morning.