By Chris Woodward, The Center Square

Montana’s gas prices are falling, but Montanans are still paying slightly above the national average.

The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Montana is $3.37 compared to the national average of $3.33, according to AAA. The state’s average was $3.49 a week ago.

Drivers can expect to see the lower prices into the holiday, AAA said.

“Drivers this Thanksgiving can expect cheaper gas prices,” according AAA spokesman Andrew Gross. Ten states now have sub $3 a gallon averages, and more will join soon.”

Montana counties seeing the highest averages include Petroleum ($3.69), Powder River ($3.67), Sheridan ($3.65), and Glacier ($3.56) counties.

Counties with some of the cheapest averages are Cascade ($3.28), Garfield ($3.29), and Silver Bow ($3.31) counties.

“Lower gas demand, alongside declining oil prices, has contributed to pushing pump prices down,” AAA said.


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