Gas prices falling in Hampton Roads

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by 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on October 8, 2012 at 6:36 AM

Updated Monday, Oct 8 at 7:00 AM

NORFOLK -- While much of the country is dealing with rising as prices, Hampton Roads drivers are seeing them fall.

The average retail price of a gallon of gas has fallen nearly three cents in the lat week, averaging $3.52 a gallon Sunday, according to Va. Beach Gas Prices.com. Nationally, the average price is $3.80 a gallon. In California, drivers are dealing with prices of nearly $6.00 a gallon.

GasBuddy.com Senior Petroleum Analyst Patrick DeHaan said, "The good news for Californians is to expect relief this week. Around the rest of the nation I expect a mixed bag, with prices not moving significantly in either direction from what I can see at this time. Nationally, prices remain much higher than last year, especially in California, where the average now stands 88c/gal higher than a year ago."

 

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