Gas prices around Mississippi spiraling south

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Remember when experts were predicting gas prices would reach $5.00 a gallon by this summer.  Well, summer officially starts Wednesday, and gas prices are heading in the opposite direction.

We just checked with AAA.  A gallon of gas in Mississippi currently costs $3.13/gallon.  That's an eight cent drop in just one week.  And it's 31 cents cheaper than a gallon of gas cost last month.

A year ago at this time, Mississippians paid $3.45 for a gallon of gas.

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