"Gasoline inventories are continuing to recover after hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and that's helping to put downward pressure on gas prices". "Gas prices in the southeastern USA should drop another 5-10 cents this week".
"If it weren't for the recent hurricanes, gas prices would be 25 cents lower", AAA spokesman Mark Jenkins said.
San Antonio- $2.44/g, down 2.5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.47/g.
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A Gas Buddy analyst says, barring another hurricane, prices should continue to fall over the next few weeks. This is down more than $.07 in the last two weeks.
Michigan's lowest average price was about $2.32 per gallon in the Saginaw, Bay City and Midland areas. But prices at the pump are still $1.08 per gallon less than at this time of of the year in 2012 when regular gas sold for $$3.57 a gallon in Chattanooga.
That's 12 cents higher than the national average and 53 cents higher than the Rhode Island price a year ago. It was up from $2.25 a month ago.