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Gas Relief: Northeast Ohioians find low prices at the pump

Gas prices have dropped eleven cents per gallon this week.

AVON, Ohio — Gas prices are trending downward in Northeast Ohio.

According to AAA “the average price for gasoline across Northeast Ohio is 11 cents cheaper this week at $2.313 per gallon.”

Here’s how the non-profit breaks it down:

This week’s average prices: Northeast Ohio Average $2.313
Average price during the week of February 3, 2020 $2.420
Average price during the week of February 11, 2019 $2.164

Average prices of the unleaded self-service gasoline in various areas:

$2.343 Alliance
$2.365 Ashland
$2.165 Ashtabula
$2.464 Aurora
$2.454 Chesterland
$2.366 Cleveland
$2.293 Elyria
$2.349 Independence
$2.286 Lorain
$2.342 Lyndhurst
$2.139 Massillon
$2.350 Mentor
$2.127 New Philadelphia
$2.247 Niles
$2.354 Norwalk
$2.414 Oberlin
$2.323 Parma
$2.253 Ravenna
$2.424 Solon
$2.227 Willard
$2.288 Youngstown

AAA Public and Legislative Affairs Manager, Jim Garrity says this time of year you tend to see cheaper prices at the pump because retailers are selling winter-blend gas.

“Winter-blend gasoline is cheaper to produce, therefore cheaper to sell so typically this time of year when you see low demand and winter blend gasoline, those are two major factors that keep prices relatively low,” he explains.

Garrity says crude oil prices are going down, and gas supplies are at a healthy level.

According to AAA, “regional gas price averages are cheaper on the week and the month, but as much as 23 cents more expensive year-over-year.”

3News found gas for $2.15 at the Pilot Flying J on Route 611 in Avon.

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