Risk of severe thunderstorms 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.- Advertisement -Conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms this afternoon and evening over the BC Peace and sections of the Central Interior. There is the potential that some of these thunderstorms may become severe. These severe thunderstorms will be capable of producing torrential downpours, large hail, and intense lightning.