Gas prices in some parts of the country could spike after oil refineries in Texas were shut down ahead of Tropical Storm Harvey. But, AAA Minnesota spokewoman Gail Weinholzer says we may only see a small price spike here in the Midwest.
The nation's average for a gallon of gas is about $1.69, but the prices in Minnesota are even better! Minnesotan's are paying on average about $1.45. While the week before we were paying $1.58. Source: WCCO CBS Minnesota
The gas-tracking website gasbuddy.com says some Midwestern states could see gas prices drop below a dollar a gallon later this year. GasBuddy reports that nine states in the nation are currently witnessing the lowest average gasoline prices since early 2004.