MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s been a nice holiday present to have gas prices dip below $3 a gallon, but what will happen in the new year?
The average price in the Twin Cities is currently around $3.02 a gallon and Gail Weinholzer of the AAA doesn’t think it’s going to change much anytime soon.READ MORE: Gov. Tim Walz Calls For Hennepin Co. Sheriff Dave Hutchinson To Resign Following DWI Crash
“I think it’ll continue into January,” said Weinholzer.
That’s because the slow economic recovery is keeping consumer demand fairly stable and the oil-producing Mideast is relatively stable, as well.READ MORE: Remains Found In Michigan Identified As Woman Who Went Missing From Minnesota In 1993
“So the next significant increase we might see would be in late February when we start the switchover from the winter back to the summer grade fuels,” she added.
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Some Twin Cities stations are selling gas for as low as $2.90 a gallon.