Gas Prices Down Slightly

gas prices2Some gas stations in Coffee County dropped regular gas prices this week. In Manchester the low price is now $3.40 and in Tullahoma the low price is $3.39.
“Motorists are finally getting that steady break in gas prices that we were anticipating,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA The Auto Club Group. “The discount at the pump is expected to continue, as prices are forecast to be in line with last year’s levels by Memorial Day weekend.
The Energy Information Administration forecasts that monthly average to fall 21 cents by September.
This year, record U.S. crude inventories should put downward pressure on gas prices all summer. As always, natural disasters or supply disruptions could change that.
Tennessee’s average price now stands at $3.46 per gallon.