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Gas prices continue to drop across Washington state

Gas prices are continuing to drop in Washington state.

AAA is reporting that the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Seattle is at $4.94, down more than 31 cents compared to a month ago. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Tacoma is currently $4.68. It's $4.80 in Olympia.

Gas is still far more expensive in Seattle compared to this time last year, where the average was $4.03 — about 91 cents less than today's average.

Nationally, people are paying an average of $3.85 per gallon. Hawaii and California are seeing the highest gas prices, at more than $5 per gallon of regular gas. Prices remain the lowest in Arkansas, with drivers paying an average of $3.35 at the pump.