CAMARILLO (AP) — The average price of gasoline has dropped 2 cents over the past two weeks to $2.83 a gallon.
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that the decline comes amid lower crude oil prices.READ MORE: Flight From New York's JFK To John Wayne Airport Diverts To Denver After Flight Attendant Attacked By Passenger
The average national price for midgrade gas was $3.05, with premium going for $3.22.
The cheapest price recorded in the continental United States was $2.42 a gallon in Jackson, Mississippi.READ MORE: Human Remains Found In Yucca Valley ID’d As Missing New Jersey Woman Lauren Cho
The highest price was $3.66 a gallon in Los Angeles. Prices in California rose about 9 cents in the past 2 weeks and a continuing spike is expected this week.
Analysts say a shortage in oil and other components used in refining California’s unique blend of less-polluting gas will push prices past $4 a gallon in some areas of the state before they ease again.MORE NEWS: LA County Considers $2.5M Settlement With 2 Families Over Kobe Bryant Crash Scene Photos
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