MANATEE -- It's about time to fall back. Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend.
Come 2 a.m. Sunday, turn clocks back one hour back one hour to Eastern Standard Time. You'll get an extra hour of sleep Sunday morning, but if you have a regular day job, you may be commuting home in the dark the next day.
The weather will turn, too.
Forecasters expect temperatures to dip into the low- to mid-50s Saturday night and early Sunday, the coldest air in South Florida since March.
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The chilly air will continue Sunday night with lows in the 60s. Highs Sunday will be in the low- to mid-70s.
“It really will be fabulous, feeling very much like fall,” said CBS4 meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez. “We could see some record lows.” On Friday night, expect a few scattered showers and milder temperatures, with lows in the 70s.
Several polls have shown people want to stay in Daylight Saving Time year round, or at least stick with Standard or Daylight time and stop switching clocks around. Two states, Arizona and Hawaii, already keep their clocks the same all year long.
Last year, a Missouri lawmaker proposed moving the state to Daylight Saving Times permanently if 19 other states would join in. The measure didn't get out of the Missouri Legislature.
The Department of Energy says going to Daylight Saving Time year-round would save electricity, and, according to CNN, a recent study shows the switching of the clocks in the spring causes a 25 percent increase in heart attacks for a few days.