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Experts: Gas prices dropping ahead of Thanksgiving

OKLAHOMA CITY – While many Oklahomans will be going over the river and through the woods for Thanksgiving, it seems like drivers will be able to save a few bucks on gasoline as prices continue to fall.

On the national level, AAA states that the average gas price is about two cents less than just a week ago. However, it is about 40 cents higher than this time last year.

Even though it is more expensive than last year, experts say that isn’t stopping Americans from hitting the road.

“Nearly 46 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles away from their home by car this holiday. Many will be thankful to see gas prices trending cheaper in cities across the country,” said Leslie Gamble, AAA Oklahoma spokesperson. “Since 2014, the national gas price average has dropped one to five cents heading into the Thanksgiving week.”

Gas prices in the south and southeast are among the cheapest in the country.

The average price of gasoline in Oklahoma is $2.31.