Gas Prices Hold Steady

Retail gasoline prices in Iowa were unchanged from last week, closing at $2.74 per gallon. The National average also held steady, closing at $2.87 per gallon.

The Triple A Motor Club says the average price in Iowa is the same as last week, and 56-cents higher than a year ago. Prices for regular unleaded in Storm Lake are as low as $2.58. According to “gas buddy dot com” the lowest price in Iowa is $2.52 at stations in Sioux City, Altoona, and Ankeny.

Retail diesel fuel prices in Iowa were unchanged from last week’s price with a statewide average of $3.10. One year ago diesel prices averaged $2.36 in Iowa. The current Iowa diesel price is seven cents less than the national average of $3.17.