Gas in Gulfport is now below $2.40 a gallon

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - If you're driving somewhere for Thanksgiving, you'll be glad to read this. According to

, the average price for a gallon of gas in South Mississippi is down to $2.54 a gallon.

And if you check the WLOX app for the best deals at the pump, you'll see prices as low as $2.38 a gallon.  Gas prices below $2.40 a gallon can be found at the cluster of stations along I-10, between Highway 49 and Canal Road.

The prices you're paying today are 30 to 45 cents cheaper than a month ago.  And they're 75 cents below what South Mississippians paid for gas last Thanksgiving.

Across the country,

says gas is down to $2.81 a gallon.

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