Gas prices across Ala. continue downward spiral

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Gasoline prices continue their downward spiral, according to AAA Alabama's daily fuel gauge report.

The average statewide price for regular dipped another two cents overnight to $2.28 a gallon Thursday.

By comparison, the national average for regular is $2.31.

The statewide average for midgrade and premium also tumbled another two cents to $2.39 and $2.45, respectively.

AAA said the average 20 gallon fill-up is more than $27.00 cheaper than it cost a month ago.

Birmingham motorists paid the highest average metro price for regular at $2.35.

The cheapest city average was found in Montgomery at $2.21 a gallon.

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