Friday, March 7, 2014

Longer afternoons predicted next week

Clocks “spring forward” one hour Sunday

Express Staff Writer

    Maybe you heard the sound of geese honking overhead as they flew northward in formation over the valley this week, or perhaps you enjoyed some afternoon sunshine wearing only your shirtsleeves.
     In case you hadn’t noticed that spring is in air, a big reminder will take place on Monday when the afternoons will get one hour longer, thanks to Daylight Saving Time.
    Just be sure to set clocks forward one hour so as not to be late for work Monday morning.
    The official time change takes place on Sunday, March 9, at 2 a.m.
    Daylight saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 2, when the days will shorten by one hour.
    Don’t worry—the Idaho Mountain Express will remind you to change your clocks at that time.
     Until then, enjoy your summer.

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