Gas prices continue to rise

Gas prices continue to rise
The gas price average in Wichita Falls dropped a nickel from last week. (Source: RNN Texoma)

TEXAS (KAUZ) - According to AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch, the statewide gas price average in Texas for a gallon of regular unleaded is now $2.58.

The price is six cents more than last week and is 34 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year.

Of all the major areas surveyed, drivers in Midland are paying the most on average per gallon at $2.79 while drivers in several areas including Beaumont, San Antonio, Sherman/Denison, Texarkana, and Wichita Falls are paying the least at $2.50.

According to, the cheapest price in Wichita Falls is $2.37 at Lucky's Discount on Rhea Road.

The national average is now $2.79. That is five cents more than this day last week and 39 cents more than this time last year.

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