By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – AAA says gas prices are stabilizing after weeks of increases.READ MORE: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine To Remain In Limbo While Officials Seek More Evidence
While still above the $3 mark, the average gas price in western Pennsylvania has dropped 3 cents to $3.036 per gallon. At this time last year, AAA says the average price of gas was $2.358.READ MORE: Multiple Ballot Questions Face Voters In This Year's Primary
According to AAA, the national gas price average is showing signs of stabilization, holding steady at $2.88 for the last five days. AAA attributes this to a decrease in demand and a simultaneous increase in supply and refinery utilization.MORE NEWS: Parents Say Pine-Richland Head Football Coach Eric Kasperowicz And Entire Coaching Staff Will Not Return In Fall
Drivers can expect fluctuation at the pump, says AAA, but with crude prices decreasing, larger increases in gas prices aren’t expected.