Gas prices continue to fall in Iowa, with the price for regular unleaded well below three dollars in most Iowa cities.

According to Triple A, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Iowa was $2.86 on Wednesday. That’s a nickel below the average price in the middle of last week and 17 cents lower than it was a year ago.

Diesel prices are also declining in Iowa, down to an average of $4.33 a gallon. While that’s 16 cents lower than last Wednesday, it is still 23% higher than a year ago.

According to the Iowa Department of Agriculture, propane and heating oil prices dropped in the past week, too.

Radio Iowa