It’s almost time to fall back. Daylight saving time ends on Nov. 7 at 2 a.m. Unless you’re planning on staying up into the wee hours of the morning, most people just change their clocks – in this case “falling back” an hour- before going to bed Saturday night. Most modern appliances and cell phones will make the adjustment on their own, but you may have to make the change on traditional clocks or risk running behind on Sunday.
In case the end of Daylight Savings Time has crept up on you, consider this your reminder that at 2 a.m. Sunday, we “fall back,” setting our clocks back one hour and dragging out all the usual moaning about leaving work when it is already dark outside. (It’s a shock to the system no matter how many decades you’ve had to get used to it.)
It’s time to “fall back” this weekend, as we mark the end of Daylight Saving Time. And while many are looking forward to that extra hour of sleep Saturday night, the transition can be difficult for some. Experts say that understanding the psychology behind the time change and how it impacts us can make it easier to adjust.
We gain an extra hour of sleep this Saturday night.
Another problem with daylight saving time: The time change raises your risk of hitting deer on the road
Another risk of tonight's time change: the number of deer-vehicle accidents rises.
Experts say the end of daylight saving time at 2 a.m. Sunday can impact your health as you adjust to more light in the morning and less light in the evening. They say people don’t necessarily get extra sleep when the clocks are turned back an hour, so it’s important to be aware of what time you go to bed and wake up.
This is Time Change Weekend. This is the time of the year to Fall back one hour. The clocks go back an hour at 2 Sunday morning. Those with manual alarm clocks who don’t set them back before going to bed tonight, will be an hour early for everything Sunday morning and most importantly lose out on an extra hour of sleep.
HARTFORD, Conn. — Spring forward, fall back. Year after year, people in Connecticut change their clocks with the seasons. However, a state representative wants to change that. For years, State Rep. Kurt Vail, a Republican representing Somers and Stafford, has proposed a bill that would get rid of the time...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW) — Ohioans are one step closer to the end of the bi-yearly, one-hour time changes when we “fall back” and “spring forward.” State law makers are pushing to have changes made at the federal level so we can hang on to sunlight a little longer on those dark, winter days. Resolution HCR […]
"I think the biggest thing to keep in mind with the time change is light." Local sleep specialist gives tips for adjusting to the time change.
With the recent passage of new congressional maps, it is time for a change in our redistricting process. The new congressional districts that are awaiting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature look like a jigsaw puzzle gone wrong. We can all agree that these maps show how much of a disaster redistricting can be when you let the party in power, Republican or Democrat, control the process. New maps that have no logical boundaries confuse voters and those running for office.
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - As colder weather rolls in, local health systems are sharing how people can cope with the winter blues amid clocks falling back this Sunday for Daylight Savings Time. UW Health psychologist Shilagh Mirgain explained that as the pandemic continues to bring stress on for people, plus...
There are some big sport events this weekend and one time change. When it comes to the first week of November, it is always a risk when one wants to attend an outdoor event. This year it will not be as risky with high temperatures running 10-15 degrees above average.
Standard Time returns on November 7 with everyone having to turn their clocks back one hour. In addition to, theoretically, gaining an hour sleep, another benefit of the time change is it serves as a reminder at least twice a year for residents to check the batteries and condition of their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
As we turn back our clocks this weekend, it’s also time to salute all the night shift workers in our lives who will log an extra hour of work during their overnight shifts on Saturday. They include the frontline health care folks who are there for us when we need it the most, and now we’re taking the opportunity to say thanks for everything they do.
The biannual time change is almost upon us once more, as daylight saving is weeks away from coming to an end for 2021. With daylight standard time resuming as it does each first Sunday of November, most of the U.S. will have to turn their clocks back an hour beginning 2 a.m. on Nov. 7. […]
Detroit Free Press
Daylight Savings Time ends Sunday morning at 2 a.m. While it's nice sleeping an extra hour, safety officials warn that the change brings risks – especially for cyclists and pedestrians. The Michigan Department of Transportation and Michigan Fitness Foundation both are warning drivers of the higher risk of crashes as...