Gas sold for 47 cents per gallon in Michigan town

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Monday, January 18, 2016

HOUGHTON LAKE, Mich. (WLS) -- Imagine paying less than 50 cents a gallon for gasoline. For a short time in Houghton Lake, Michigan, some gas stations were charging only 47 cents per gallon. said the low price was the result of a price war on Sunday. The price went back up on Monday.

Gas prices are way down across the country, said. Nationally, they're around $1.89 a gallon.

In Chicago, the average is around $2 per gallon, GasBuddy said. That's down more than 11 cents in the past week.