Gas prices continue to fall

Average retail gasoline prices in Cleveland have fallen 9.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.40/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 831 gas outlets in Cleveland.

This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.51/g, according to gasoline price website 

Including the change in gas prices in Cleveland during the past week, prices yesterday were 10.1 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 23.5 cents per gallon lower than a month ago.

The national average has decreased 16.5 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 11.7 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.

"The national average as of today has been on decline for a month straight. The drop in gas prices during the middle of the summer certainly has been welcome relief to families and individuals alike who are hitting the road during the peak of the summer driving season,"  said Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan.

The national average now stands at its lowest point since March of this year, and will likely drop under $3.50/gallon by mid-week.

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