BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Following a busy holiday weekend that saw nearly 1.15 million drivers traveling on roadways in Maryland, gas prices locally and nationally saw minimal fluctuation.
Maryland’s statewide Thanksgiving gas price average was four cents higher than last year’s average, but saw a slight drop this week.READ MORE: A Universal Vaccine Could Be The Future Of The Coronavirus Fight
East Coast gasoline stocks increased on the week and winter weather curbed gasoline demand, leading to a decrease in prices in some areas.READ MORE: Winter Storm Expected To Be 'Coast Hugger,' But I-95 Corridor Will See Snow
The gas price average in Maryland today is $2.46, which is down two cents in the last week, and four cents from last month, but is up 12 cents from this date last year.MORE NEWS: Reward Increased, Frustrated Neighbors Demand Action After Brazen Killing Of Father Of Three, Husband of BPD Lieutenant
Friday’s national gas price average is $2.58, unchanged in the last week, down four cents in the last month and up 14 cents from this time last year.