GAS PRICES

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas was $2.19 in the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood area on Saturday.

That’s 3 cents less than last week, and 23 cents more than this time last year, according to AAA.

Killeen prices

In Killeen, the cheapest gas was selling for $2.06 per gallon Saturday at the H-E-B at 2511 Trimmier Road and Lowe’s Boulevard. Seven other locations were also selling gas at $2.06 per gallon, including the Cefco at 3309 S. Fort Hood St. near West Elms Road, according to GasBuddy.com.

Harker Heights prices

On Saturday, Sam’s Club at 600 W. Central Texas Expressway and Memory Lane was selling the cheapest gas at $2.02 per gallon, according to GasBuddy. The H-E-B at 601 Indian Trail was selling gas at $2.04 per gallon, according to GasBuddy users.

Copperas Cove prices

In Copperas Cove on Saturday, the Murphy USA at 2712 E. US 190 near Gibson Street and the Stripes at 1262 E. US 190 were both selling gas at $2.07 per gallon, according to GasBuddy users.

Fort Hood Prices

Gas was selling for $2.06 per gallon on Saturday at three separate AAFES stations. One of the stations is at 1002 761st Tank Battalion and TJ Mills Boulevard, according to GasBuddy.com.

State prices

The statewide gas price average in Texas is $2.22 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch. That price is four cents less than this day last week and is 24 cents more per gallon compared to this day last year. Of the major metropolitan areas surveyed in Texas, drivers in Midland are paying the most on average at $2.45 while drivers in Sherman/Denison are paying the least at $2.10 per gallon.

National prices

The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.54, which is three cents less compared to this day last week and 27 cents more than the price per gallon at this same time last year.

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