Plummeting gas prices good news for drivers

Plummeting gas prices good news for drivers

SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) - Right now, gas prices are lower than they've been in a long while. Mississippi sits well below the national average price for a gallon of gas, according to AAA.

That average is $2.12. That's the lowest it's been on this date since 2004 and the lowest it's been in 100 consecutive days, according to the price tracking website.

In Mississippi, that average is $1.88. On the coast, we're seeing prices as low as $1.74.

This has drivers ready to hit the road. These lower prices are, in large part, due to the decline in oil prices.

Don't forget the best way to keep up with the latest prices is on our free WLOX News Now app.

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