Daylight Saving Time Begins This Weekend

Spring forward one hour on March 10, 2013.

Don't forget to set your clocks forward one hour this weekend.

Daylight saving time officially begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10. Be sure and set your clocks forward one hour before going to bed Saturday night.

Daylight Saving time is also a good time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms according to the United States Fire Administration.

Until 2005, daylight saving time began on the first Sunday in April and ended on the last Sunday in October. With the passage of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, daylight saving time was extended by a total of four weeks.  The start date was moved to the second Sunday in March and the end date was shifted to the first Sunday in November.

Daylight saving time ends on Sunday, Nov. 3. 


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