Gas prices are starting to dip below $3 a gallon in Tarrant County.
According to the FortWorthGasPrices.com, the price for regular unleaded is selling today at $2.99 a gallon at two area stations: a Sam's Club on Loop 820 in North Richlnd Hills and a Valero at I-35 and Papurt Drive.
Many other stations had prices from $3.03 a gallon to $3.05 a gallon. according to the website which get reports from motorists.
Nationwide, the average price for gasoline has fallen 13 cents so far in September, accordi to The Associated Press, to $3.46 a gallon. That's a nickel cheaper than a week ago and 35 cents less than it cost at this time last year.
And, AP reports, AAA sees more relief ahead.
“Barring a hurricane or other unexpected disruption to gasoline production and distribution, AAA expects that retail prices will continue lower in the coming months, as sufficient supplies, flat demand and cheaper winter-blend gasoline mean motorists are likely to pay less to fill their tanks,” wrote Avery Ash, AAA’s manager of federal relations, in a weekly commentary.
-- Steve Kaskovich