Gas prices could drop to $1.99 average in US, hover above $2 in Chicago

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Gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon for most of the nation during the Thanksgiving holiday. In Chicago, the price is expected to hover just over $2.

According to the Lundberg Survey, the average price of regular gasoline plunged 11-cents a gallon in the past two weeks to $2.14 a gallon. The national average will fall to $1.99 by Thanksgiving, according to GasBuddy.com.

In Chicago, gas prices are still hovering over $2. But in collar counties and the suburbs, they're expected to fall lower.

Prices in IL counties (as of 11/23/15):

Cook: $2.209
Lake: $1.944
McHenry: $1.961
DuPage: $1.196
Will: $1.965

http://media.gasbuddy.com/Home/US/Illinois

The highest gas prices in the nation are along the West Coast and in Pennsylvania and New York.

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