DENVER (KDVR) — Mostly sunny skies on Friday will help melt the snow from Thursday’s storm, but more snow will move over the Western Slope later in the day for a weekend storm that will have an effect on the Denver weather forecast.

Monday will be a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day for snowfall and impacts to both commutes.

Weather today: Sunny and cool

Even with a few clouds, mostly sunny skies are expected across the metro area and Eastern Plains on Friday. Highs top out around the 40-degree mark with extra clouds in the higher elevations.

Pinpoint Weather: Daily forecast for Dec. 30.

The Western Slope will get snow later in the day with winter storm warnings going into effect at 6 p.m. Friday and lasting through the weekend.

Pinpoint Weather: Winter storm warnings for Dec. 30.

Weather tonight: Clouds, mountain snow

Denver will see partly cloudy skies Friday night with mild lows in the lower 20s. Light snow continues to fall across the higher elevations with stronger winds.

Pinpoint Weather: Overnight forecast for Dec. 30.

Looking ahead: Pinpoint Weather Alert Day

Partly to mostly sunny skies are over the Front Range for Saturday afternoon as highs are close to the seasonal average. Highs top out in the middle 40s in Denver, but snow will linger across the mountains.

Sunday has more clouds with highs in the lower 40s. Snow continues in the mountains with a foot or more of accumulations along the Western Slope.

Pinpoint Weather: Snow totals by Jan. 1.

Denver has the chance to see snow arrive late Sunday night and ends Monday afternoon or evening. Monday will be a Pinpoint Weather Alert Day, with the snow affecting both the morning and evening commutes.

Totals along the Front Range and Eastern Plains are still uncertain, but it looks like 2-5 inches for more of the Front Range.

Pinpoint Weather 7-day forecast for Dec. 30 in Denver.

Highs are also cooler for the first week of the new year, hovering in the lower 30s.