Metro Gas Prices Increasing, Potential Drop Coming Soon
DES MOINES, Iowa — Gas prices are going up in the metro.
The retail price in Des Moines increased 1 1/2 cents per gallon in the last week. The average price in the metro is now $2.45, and the average state price is $2.33. The national average price has fallen nearly four cents in the last week.
There is some good news: GasBuddy predicts prices will drop again this week as refineries are holding a lot of inventory.