79
      Friday
      89 / 67
      Saturday
      88 / 68
      Sunday
      89 / 69

      Stability remains at the pump

      Gas prices remain stable for another week as January comes to a close. / File

      Gas prices remain stable for another week as January comes to a close.

      Both the national average and Southeast gas prices are below last year's cost for a gallon of gas. U.S. inventories of crude oil rose for the first time last week after seven straight weeks of decreases, according to the Energy Information Administration.

      "Pump prices are likely to remain stable for another couple of weeks until refineries begin the annual switch to the summer blend fuel," said Jessica Brady, AAA spokesperson, The Auto Club Group.

      The national average for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline is $3.29, the same as last week. Florida's average of $3.35 fell 2 cents from last week. Tennessee's average of $3.09 and Georgia's average of $3.21 both decreased 1-cent from last week. Visit AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report to find national, state, and local metro market retail gasoline prices.


      CURRENT AND PAST PRICE AVERAGES

      Regular Unleaded Gasoline

      Current Week Ago Month Ago Year Ago

      National: $3.285 $3.287 $3.283 $3.341

      Florida: $3.350 $3.373 $3.372 $3.424

      Georgia: $3.212 $3.216 $3.195 $3.324

      Tennessee: $3.091 $3.101 $3.080 $3.183


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