JACKSON, MS WLBT)--New This Morning! Gas prices are starting to drop after the holiday weekend.
According to the AAA, the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is $2.72.
That's 2.6 cents lower than the price on the Friday, just before the holiday weekend.
But keep in mind, prices are *still* 11 cents a gallon higher than a year ago.
Here in the metro, the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas is $2.39.
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