Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening.

This is an alert to the potential development of severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds.

Monitor weather conditions..listen for updated statements. If threatening weather approaches take immediate safety precautions.

An upper level disturbance moving into the Central Interior and northeast BC this afternoon will cause the airmass to become very unstable. Consequently, thunderstorms are likely today and there is potential some of these storms will become severe this afternoon resulting in heavy downpours, large hail and strong wind gusts.