Gas Price Average Drops Across America Before Christmas Holiday

John Schriffin tracks the latest trend that's leading to lower prices at the pump.
2:09 | 12/09/12

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John, thank you. Good news for holiday shopping, gas prices are dropping. Dropping quite dramatically as a matter of fact. John schriffen has more. Reporter: E experts say one of the reasons prices are going down, because issues earlier this year are back up and running at normal capacity. We'll actually see prices keep falling. This weekend, as drivers pull up to the pump and check out the price of gas, they're noticing a welcome trend. They're lowering it. It's amaze take a look. A month ago, the average was $3.50. Last week it dropped to $3.40. And now, it's down, again, nearly 14 cents from the average a month ago. Aaa prediction is by christmas we should have prices between $3.20 and $3.40. I'm thrilled. I have to buy gas no matter what, the fact that it costs less with christmas coming up. Reporter: What's causing the sudden drop. Prices typically do come down this time of year, other factors are bringing them closer to the near $3. Hurricane sandy hit in a major population portion in the united states. We saw people driving a whole lot less. With plenty of gas going around, and not much demand, we the consumer have the upper hand. Many are taking the opportunity to fill up and enjoy while it lasts. So, where can you find the cheapest gas? According to gusbuddy.Com, the honor goes to missouri at nearly $3. But the good news for everyone around the country, experts predict we'll see these prices stay down at least until february.

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