Reminder: Don’t forget to fall back an hour this morningPublished 6:59am Sunday, November 4, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans were able to get an extra hour of sleep this morning thanks to the annual shift back to standard time — at least if they remembered to set their clocks back an hour.
Officially, the change occurred at 2 a.m. Sunday, but most people set their clocks back before hitting the sack Saturday night.
Remember, it’s fall back an hour. Otherwise, you’ll be an hour early on Sunday for church, golf, brunch or whatever.
Residents of Hawaii, most of Arizona and some U.S. territories don’t have to change since they do not observe daylight-saving time.
Public safety officials say this is also a good time to put a new battery in the smoke alarm, no matter where you live.
Daylight saving time returns at 2 a.m. local time the second Sunday in March.