SHOCKING VIDEO: Local Fox reporter in Arizona nearly struck by lightning while covering storm

A reporter for a FOX affiliate in Phoenix was nearly struck by lightning Wednesday night while getting ready for a live report on a monsoon storm, the station reported.

Matt Rodewald of Fox 10 jumped out of the way of the strike but still managed to deliver his live report in the pouring rain.

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The lightning strike knocked out power in the area, Fox 10 reported.

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Several storms moved through the area Wednesday, bringing heavy rains and lightning.