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When does time change?

Ready to fall back? Your days are about to get shorter and your nights longer.

If it feels like darkness is coming sooner and sooner each evening you're right. And it's only going to get worse.

Daylight saving time ends soon. On Nov. 6, to be exact.

It's time to fall back.

We'll gain an extra hour of sleep that Saturday into Sunday, but we'll lose sunlight at the end of the day. Time changes at 2 a.m. on the first Sunday in November.

Your smart phones and computers likely updated themselves, but those kitchen appliances and car clocks most likely will need to be turned back an hour on Nov. 6.

Fire officials also urge you to check the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors around the house.

Daylight saving time began on March 13 — when you turned your clocks ahead an hour. As spring comes back around, the time changes again at 2 a.m. on March 12, 2017.

Daylight saving time has been practiced in the U.S. since 1918 when Congress passed Standard Time Act in order to conserve fuel during World War I. It lasted less than a year, but many states continued to follow daylight saving time changes since.

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