A declining price for oil will keep gas prices lower this week as hurricane activity in the Gulf of Mexico has experts warning of the potential for higher prices in the coming weeks.

Americans will also be looking to fuel up for the Labor Day holiday, which can typically drive prices slightly higher due to the increase in demand. Last year was the first year to see travel demand around the holiday rebound to pre-pandemic levels. Today's national average price for a gallon of gasoline also sits at about the same place it did one year ago.

Stacker compiled statistics on gas prices in Illinois. Gas prices are as of August 25.

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