Area and State Weekly Gas Prices

gas prices 4AAA forecasted that 33 Million Americans would drive 50 miles or more during the Memorial Day weekend. Those motorists saw the lowest gasoline prices for the holiday in up to five years. The average price in Tennessee is the lowest in five years; as the average was 12 cents lower than 2010.
“Oil and gas prices are much lower this year thanks to increased oil supply,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “This boosted disposable income which helped fuel the highest number of anticipated Memorial Day motorists in a decade.”
After peaking at $107.26 last year, the price of oil plunged as low as $45.19 this year per barrel, before rising 12% year-to-date and closing at $59.72 on Friday.
Tennessee’s average price is $2.48 and in Manchester the low price is $2.35 per gallon, in the Tullahoma area the low price is $2.36.