The decrease is a growing trend over the past two weeks with gas prices dropping a total of nine cents and bringing the state average to $2.41.
Including the change in gas prices in Texas during the past week, prices yesterday were 21.4 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 0.3 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. Hartford prices dropped 5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.70/g.
- This is a welcome sight: gas prices are falling and are down to less than $2.50 per gallon.
47 of the nation's 50 states saw their average price of gasoline decline, while Hawaii, Indiana and Nevada were the lone three that saw average prices rise.
Gas prices on Saturday in Copperas Cove were $2.17 per gallon at Murphy USA, 2712 E. Business U.S. 190 and H-E-B, 2990-A E. Business U.S. 190.
Drivers may see prices at the pump start to climb in the next few weeks as refinery maintenance season begins.
Experts at gasbuddy.com say it's a positive trend that may continue as prices continue to catch up the decline in crude oil prices.
Nebraska's average price a month ago was $2.54, and a year ago it was $2.33.
Crude oil prices rose a total of $2.48 per barrel on the NYMEX last week, closing at $61.68 on Friday. AAA advocates for the safety and mobility of its members and has been committed to outstanding road service for more than 100 years.
After hitting a 2018 high of $2.61 on February 5, motorists in almost every state are paying less than a week ago, with those in the Midwest and South experiencing the largest price drops, the motorist club said.