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Published: Sep 13, 2022 5 min read
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Gas prices could soon fall back below $3 a gallon in your neck of the woods — if they haven't already.

Prices for regular gasoline are now below $3 at one in 10 gas stations around the country, according to a report by GasBuddy, an app that tracks real-time fuel prices. And forecasts indicate the nationwide average could reach $2.99 or lower this fall.

The national average is $3.68 on Tuesday. That's down 25 cents in the last month and down 7 cents from last week.

Gas prices have taken drivers on quite a rollercoaster ride in 2022. They rose at the fastest pace ever earlier this year, with the U.S. average hitting a record high of more than $5 in mid-June. Today’s price represents a 26.7% decline from that peak.