Here is the direction that AAA is expecting gas prices to go

Aaron Brown
September 19, 2017

The average price of regular gasoline reached $2.72 per gallon on Sunday, according to AAA, which is up from about $2.22 per gallon a month ago and $2.20 per gallon a year ago. "Virginia drivers will likely continue to see gas price declines in the coming weeks, barring any unforeseen weather or geopolitical events that could impact prices at the pump".

Around the USA on Monday, Oklahoma's average pump price of $2.26 was lowest, followed by Missouri, $2.35; OH, $2.36; Arkansas, 2.362; Kansas, 2.363; and Louisiana, $2.37.

AAA Nevada spokesman Michael Blasky said Nevada was protected from the largest spikes in prices from Harvey because the region gets its gasoline from California was not immune to the increase seen in the global market.

Oil prices have been seeing little action as of late, holding just under $50 per barrel for West Texas Intermediate crude oil.

That's 2 cents down from a week ago, when prices were recorded at their highest point for 2017. The highest average price can be found in the Marquette area, where it's about $2.66 a gallon.

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The bottom line: Prices haven't been this high since the fall of 2014. "In fact, this week could see some of the largest drops in gas prices in many months". And they're expected to fall much further ... if there's not another storm.

"Gas demand should drastically decline across the Carolinas by the end of September, as the Labor Day holiday signaled the end of the summer driving season", Wright said.

The average in the state of Nevada was $2.88 per gallon, which is down 3.4 cents from last week. Alaska, California, Hawaii, Montana and Utah saw average prices rise slightly, but should see relief in the weeks ahead.

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