Regular gas tumbles below $2 mark

Published 5:23 am Monday, November 24, 2008

Gasoline prices continue to tumble as Alabamians prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday.

AAA Alabama reports the statewide average for regular is $1.87 Monday. Regular fuel has fallen below $2 a gallon for the first time since March 2005.

Midgrade averaged $1.95 and premium is at $2.01 a gallon.

Diesel fuel also tumbled below the $3 figure for the first time since September 2007. AAA said the statewide average for diesel is $2.74 per gallon.