(CBS) — Driver’s see the tumbling gas prices. How low will they go?
A station in Lakeview was charging $2.91 a gallon. In Arlington Heights, gas was $2.47.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Winter Weather Advisory Through 6 P.M. As Lake Effect Snowfall Continues
And according to Gasbuddy.com, you can fill up in Elgin for $2.42 per gallon.
But wait until you hear the prices CBS 2’s Pamela Jones came across Monday in Northwest Indiana.
Gas at a GoLo station in Gary, Ind. was $2.34 for regular. But even at this price, drivers are spending about $1.50 less per gallon than they were back in April.
Driver Archie Malone was able to fill his tank for just 30 bucks.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Snow Totals From Lake Effect Snowstorm
Experts say the last time prices dropped this low here was about five years ago. The prices ticked up as much as 14 cents, though, the farther east CBS 2 drove in Gary. But in Lake Station, there was another drop, to $2.33.
“I’m really happy they’re lower. It’s almost like Christmas, thank you very much,” driver Robin Benson says.
And yes, it’s possible to find gas cheaper, but you may have to take a serious road trip to find it: $2.19 a gallon in Valparaiso, Ind.
Some 14 states have at least one gas station where regular is right at 2 bucks a gallon.
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