Gas prices down before Fourth of July holiday weekend

Gas prices down before Fourth of July holiday weekend
The gas price average in Wichita Falls dropped a nickel from last week. (Source: RNN Texoma)

AUSTIN, TX (KAUZ) - Prices at the pump will be in favor of Fourth of July travelers.

The statewide average for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.04. That is five cents less than last week and eight cents less than this time last year.

The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.24, which is four cents less than last week and five cents less than this time last year.

Gas prices fell in all but three states this week. AAA Texas expects 2.7 million drivers will hit the road to celebrate the Fourth of July.

The price of gas has dropped for 27 days in a row. Be sure to prepare your vehicle for the long drive before hitting the road this weekend and enjoy the prices at the pump.

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