Smoke from the Miles Fire in Southern Oregon is pictured on Saturday, July 21, 2018.

Smoke from the Miles Fire in Southern Oregon is pictured on Saturday, July 21, 2018.

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The wildfires burning across Southern Oregon had already brought major problems to fire teams and local residents during the past week.

Now, they’ll face another challenge: lightning storms expected to hit the area Sunday.

A red flag warning was issued by the National Weather Service due to scattered thunderstorms likely Sunday afternoon and evening.

The lightning strikes appear most likely along the Oregon and California border, and into Northern California.

Read the whole story at the Statesman Journal.