Daylight saving begins in two weeks

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WEST MICHIGAN —  A lot of people have asked me recently “When do we set the clocks forward?”  That’s coming up pretty quickly, and is actually two weeks from today!

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This year’s entrance to Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, Mar 12th at 2 AM.  Many people won’t feel this transition too much, but you may notice it on Monday morning as it’s darker earlier, with the sun staying out much later in the day.

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We’re already gaining 3 minutes of daylight as we march toward the first day of spring (no pun intended.)  Are you looking forward to the switch?

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1 Comment

  • Kevin Rahe

    I like the extra daylight, at least in Spring and early Fall, but I think we can live without it. The original impetus for DST – to save energy by reducing the amount of time people have their lights on in the evening – has been rendered largely moot by the dramatically greater efficiency of modern light bulbs.

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