PLANTATION, FL- NOVEMBER 02: Howie Brown adjusts the time on a clock back one hour for the end of day light savings time at Brown's Old Time Clock Shop November 2, 2007 in Plantation, Florida. The end of daylight-saving time goes into effect this weekend and everyone is reminded to set their clock back one hour beginning at 2 am Sunday. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Don’t Forget To ‘Spring Forward’ This Weekend

We’re losing an hour of sleep this weekend but on the plus side, it’ll start being light out later in the day.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time to set your clocks and watches one hour ahead.

And maybe save some time to grouse about losing an hour’s sleep Saturday night.

The shift from standard to daylight saving time officially comes at 2 a.m. Sunday across much of the country. Daylight will last longer into the evening but take an hour longer to emerge in the morning.

No time change is observed in Hawaii, most of Arizona, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Marianas. Florida could eventually join that list if GOP Gov. Rick Scott signs the “Sunshine Protection Act” passed this week and Congress goes along.

It’s a good time to consider installing fresh smoke detector batteries.

Standard time returns Nov. 4.

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