Houston-area fuel prices fell by more than 3 cents for a gallon of regular unleaded in the past week, down to $2.45 after hitting a peak of $2.50 about 10 days ago.
With two major hurricanes now in the nation's rear-view mirror, gas prices are starting to slowly come down.
The lowest average price can be found in the Saginaw/Bay City/Midland area where it's about $2.49 a gallon.
The good news for now: Barring another major hurricane or some other unexpected event that might rattle oil prices, the cost of filling up your vehicle should reach their lowest levels of the year this fall, according to the auto club known as AAA.
"Gas prices are dropping as the situation with refineries, pipelines and gasoline deliveries is positively progressing", said Jeanette Casselano, AAA spokesperson.
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Motorists in the Las Vegas Valley can enjoy a dip in gasoline prices.
Schumer on Sunday asked the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to watch for gasoline price gouging, which he said could contribute to high gasoline prices in his state after Harvey and Irma.
Of the ten MI metro areas surveyed by AAA for self-serve unleaded fuel prices, the lowest average price can be found in the Saginaw/Bay City/Midland area where it's about $2.49 a gallon. As refineries recovered, gas prices should have begun to decline after Labor Day, but the arrival of hurricane Irma caused a surge in demand, preventing the impending plunge.
After an uptick in prices caused by Hurricane Harvey, gas costs have once again stabilized and are down one cent per gallon this week. And they're expected to fall much further ... if there's not another storm.
Across the state, drivers are paying $2.54 a gallon. Although oil prices hovered around $46-$49 per barrel, the average price for gasoline in Florida has shot up 46 cents since August 22.